The Eastern province development Foundation has accused the Patriotic Front government of promoting hatred among the Zambian people.
Foundation President Kelvin Chulu told Kitwe based Flava radio that Easterners are being harassed and persecuted by the Patriotic Government on what he described flimsy grounds.
Mr. Chulu comments come following the recent interrogations being carried out among prominent ex ministers in the MMD government.
He cited some of the notable people taken to task for suspected corruption as Dora Silya and Maxwell Mwale.
The visibly upset Chuulu said the easterners are fed up and called for a stop to the harassment s.