Interview with Zimbabwe Exiles Forum activist Gabriel Shumba

Gabriel Shumba is one of Zimbabwe’s most prominent human rights defenders and provides regular expert commentary to national media in South Africa and international media. He is a human rights lawyer who fled Zimbabwe in 2003 after he was arrested and brutally tortured for providing counsel to a representative of the Movement for Democratic Change, President Robert Mugabe’s chief political opposition.

In 2004, he appeared before US Congress to testify on behalf of victims of political violence in Zimbabwe. In October 2006, Gabriel petitioned the Canadian government to indict President Robert Mugabe under Canada’s Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act.

 listen to an interview with him about the current situation in Zimbabwe