Criticism of Kluivert and Davids after visiting Zimbabwean president Mugabe
Edgar Davids and Patrick Kluivert have, according to Amnesty International to use for a pr-show of the Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe.
The organization wants the ex-internationals to invite to come and talk about human rights violations and corruption under Mugabes rule has been rife in the African country.
“It would be good if they are aware of them. This can be seen as the legitimation of a regime that is terribly wrong,’ responds a spokesman.
Davids and Kluivert visited Zimbabwe to talk about football-related matters, reported media in the country. During a meeting, they stood on a stage next to president Mugabe, the man who since the early 1980’s the service part in Zimbabwe. They also had a special for him Barcelona-shirt included.
“It is often said that sport and politics are separate worlds, but this kind of things you see that that is not true,’ says the spokesman. “Fame and prestige, you can as a footballer as well.’