Activists believe the move was motivated by a desire to scare away other potential protesters who may be awaiting on asylum claims. They are tender legal footing and obviously do not want to get in trouble with the law as it could be used against them in their efforts to remain in the UK.
The fact the UK is criminalising these protesters is effectively gagging a resistence movement against one of the world's most brutal dictators.
PROTESTS CONTINUE OUTSIDE THE ZIMBABWE EMBASSY ALL THIS WEEK FROM MIDDAY AND THEN EVERY SATURDAY FROM 12 UNTIL THERE ARE FREE ELECTIONS IN ZIMBABWE. PLEASE COME ALONG WITH NOISE MAKING EQUIPTMENT TO DEMAND AN END TO MUGABE'S RULE.
Embassy located @ 429 Strand London. Nearest Tube: Charing Cross Station. Leave station at exit 8 and turn right and consulate is right in ftont of you.