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Nurses vowed not to give food to sickly police officers in protest against killing of civilians.

Tuesday, 26th October, 2021

MANZINI: Nurses have threatened not to give food to sickly police officers in the various hospitals in protest against the ongoing killing of civilians.

This comes after police officers and soldiers implemented an order allegedly from King Mswati to shoot and kill protesting civilians including health workers, dozens have been killed since the political unrest started in June.

“The police officers who are here must go and tell their superiors who brought them that the nurses don’t want them here anymore and that they are not receiving food”, said a health worker during a protest in Manzini on Tuesday.

Welcome Mdluli, the President of the Swaziland Democratic Nurses Union(SWADNU) confirmed in an earlier interview with this Swaziland News that nurses were now reluctant to attend to police officers after the shooting and killing of civilians including health workers.

Government Spokesperson Sabelo Dlamini had not responded at the time of compiling this report.

Eswatini, a tiny Kingdom situated in Southern Africa  is in the midst of a political crisis, citizens are protesting, demanding democratic reforms.

Nurses vowed not to give food to sickly police officers in protest against killing of civilians.
Nurses during a protest in Manzini