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Zimbabwe's Election: Pandering To The "Terrified" Vote

07/04/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has thrown up his hands, but he's not throwing in the towel. Democracy activist Morgan Tsvangirai quit his presidential bid Sunday after president/dictator Robert Mugabe's regime gave the finger to the runoff elections and killed Tsvangirai supporters. The ex-challenger's emerged Wednesday from his refuge at the Dutch embassy to urge for UN peacekeepers to protect Zimbabwe's people before widespread national unrest results in massacre. UPDATE: Now he's saying he didn't.

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