Zimbabwean Lawmaker Barred From Entering Parliament For Dressing Like This - Photos

Published 2 years ago by: kacy lee
at 07:53 PM, 9/10/2016 (2 years ago)

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Zimbabwean member of parliament, Trevor JI Saruwaka was denied entry into his work place because his outfit supposedly flouted house rules. The lawmaker turned up to work dressed in a multicolour suit after the colours of the national flag. There's more to the story however. In recent times, anti-government members in politics, media and the mass populace have adopted the #ThisFlag campaign as a form of protest against president Mugabe's party, Zanu-PF which has ruled the country for decades.

The government hit back by reviving legislation that makes it a crime to "abuse" the national flag.





As lawyers have pointed out, it's been left up to the government to define what constitutes abuse. Higher Education Minister Jonathan Moyo said in a tweet that Saruwaka being denied entry "was for being inappropriately dressed. Even bush lawyers & fools know that Parliament has a dress code. It's in the standing orders!"


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diutopep at 08:00 PM, 9/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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THIS ONE NA REAL RASCAL....maybe, he was thinking that he's entering a stage!!!!
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danielsony at 08:08 PM, 9/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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E don smoke finish, forget himself com resemble benieman
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beneno at 08:12 PM, 9/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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gogoman at 08:25 PM, 9/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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mr go get better shirt and trouser  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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deboalabi262 at 09:36 PM, 9/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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 Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh? Huh?

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kison at 09:54 PM, 9/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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NEXT TIME BE careful, be very very careful, CAREFULLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL……………………………….
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Freddie333 at 01:01 AM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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Na because of that thing wae you carry for head, no be jacket, go remove am, which law you wan make with that thing was you carry?
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Freddie333 at 01:11 AM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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You no fit make better law with thing wae you carry for haad
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kayveetee at 06:43 AM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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I logged in, I read & I commented.... Na agbada dem 2 dey use 4 there.
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AmazingMarie at 10:05 AM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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lagging out loud the dressing is not entirely bad at alk
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vicklove at 11:02 AM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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good for him
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emytex74 at 11:09 AM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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Bt who make him a law maker in the first place
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EDDYPRINCE at 12:35 PM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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african mentality
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anitajoseph at 03:36 PM, 10/10/2016 (2 years ago)
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To whom it may really concern
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