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Roy Bennett, Zimbabwe Opposition Figure, Sent To Prison And Indicted On Terrorism Charges

Posted 05.25.2011 | World


Zimbabwe: Hold the Line

Jonathan Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jonathan Elliott

Before the US hands over a single dollar of development aid to Zimbabwe, there should be an internationally supervised program of government reform and audit, and a lifting of media restrictions.

If the World Hesitates, Zimbabwe Could Be Lost

Donald Steinberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Donald Steinberg

It has now been almost three months since Morgan Tsvangirai and his compatriots in the Movement for Democratic Change took a leap of faith and joined a unity government with their long-time opponents and oppressors.

Zimbabwe: Swearing In Ceremony Marred By Arrests

BBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The swearing-in of Zimbabwe's new power-sharing cabinet has been marred by the arrest of one minister and a dispute over several others....

Zimbabwe's New Prime Minister Must Tackle His Toughest Challenge Yet

The Independent | By Daniel Howden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Linda Moyo celebrated the swearing in of Zimbabwe's historic unity government yesterday behind bars at Harare central police station. The young activ...

Zimbabwe Judge Throws Out Tendai Biti Treason Case

Mail and Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Magistrate Olivia Mariga said prosecutors appeared unprepared to proceed against Tendai Biti. She also ruled that Biti had been improperly arrested. ...

Life in a Time of Cholera: Crisis in Zimbabwe

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

When does denial of health care amount to a human rights violation? Zimbabwe is facing a humanitarian crisis. The cause of the crisis is a political one.

Zimbabwe's Opposition Agrees To Unity Government With Mugabe

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) decided on Friday to enter a unity government with Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF, an opposition p...

Zimbabwe Opposition Rejects Power-Sharing Deal With Mugabe

Sapa-dpa | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Pretoria - Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) on Tuesday blasted as "malicious" assurances given by southern African leaders a...

Mugabe Unleashes Wave Of Terror With Mass Abductions

The Independent | Daniel Howden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Fears are mounting in Zimbabwe for the lives of more than 40 opposition officials and human rights activists who have been abducted as part of a renew...

Rice Calls On Zimbabwe President To Step Down

Mail & Guardian Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

United States Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on Friday called on Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down, saying power-sharing talks with...

Mugabe Clinging To Power Despite Zimbabwe Opposition Victory

The Guardian | Chris McGreal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Robert Mugabe was desperately attempting to cling to power tonight despite his clear defeat in Zimbabwe's presidential election by blocking the electo...