Mozambique urged to probe police tear gasoline use at rapper’s funeral | Human Rights Information
The rights group says that riot police fired tear gasoline to disperse a peaceable funeral procession held for well-known rapper Azagaia.
A human rights group has urged authorities in Mozambique to analyze the alleged use of tear gasoline by police forces throughout a funeral of a preferred rapper identified for his crucial stance in opposition to the federal government.
Edson da Luz, often known as Azagaia, died final week as a result of a sudden sickness, and his demise prompted vigils throughout Angola and Mozambique. In a brand new report on Thursday, Human Rights Watch (HRW) mentioned the police dispersed his supporters utilizing tear gasoline throughout his funeral on Tuesday.
It urged the federal government to probe the incident.
The funeral was held with hundreds of individuals becoming a member of the convoy carrying the coffin to the cemetery. Songs of the late singer might be heard in the principle streets of Maputo, the nation’s capital, as a tribute to Azagaia.
Movies on social media confirmed the group singing Vampiros (Vampires), a music that compares corrupt leaders to vampires.
“Tu não vês, não querem saber de ti, não querem saber de ti. Vampiros. Os vampiros!”.
Até sempre mano Azagaia.
Sou privilegiado por partilhar o tempo e espaço consigo.