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How liberators turn into oppressors. A study of southern African states

The Conversation Africa | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Henning Melber, University of Pretoria This article is a foundation essay. These are longer than usual and take a wider look at a key issue affecting...

Is Tsvangirai an Anti-Gay Bigot Like Mugabe?

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Matthews

Tsvangirai has let the Zimbabwean people, and not merely its gays and lesbians, down. This is because a country cannot be truly free unless the rights of all those who live in it are respected and protected.

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.

Refugees: South Africa's New Apartheid

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Matthews

The senseless anarchy that rocked South Africa may have calmed but, tragically, the hatred lingers and the tensions remain.

Zimbabwe's New Finance Minister Comes To Washington To Plead Heart-Wrenching Case

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights Watch

After years of being looted by Mugabe, Zimbabwe is dead broke. More than half the population is surviving on international food aid and unemployment stands at more than 90 percent.

Mugabe Aides Said To Use Violence, Torture To Gain Amnesty For Past Crimes

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Robert Mugabe's top lieutenants are trying to force the political opposition into granting them amnesty for their past crimes by abducting, ...

Hunger Strike Day 20: Hope in transition

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kumi Naidoo

As I count down my last 24 hours, my energy, concentration, and sense of balance are waning - but I am amazed at what the human body can do.

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 Allegedly Tortures 2 Year Old In Prison

Afrodissident | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

There are no limits to the brutality that Zimbabwe's Zanu PF government is prepared to employ in ensuring its continued grip on power. Recently, human...

Zimbabwe's Ruined Healthcare System A 'Man-Made Disaster:' Report

Jirair Ratevosian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jirair Ratevosian

The healthcare crisis in Zimbabwe is a direct outcome of the malfeasance of the Robert Mugabe regime and the systematic violation of a wide range of human rights.

Zimbabwe: Hopes For a Better 2009

Caroline Gluck | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Caroline Gluck

2008 was an especially grim year in Zimbabwe -- and prospects for the coming year seem little better. The fact that Zimbabweans were celebrating the new year at all might seem surprising.

"Another Desperate Plea from a Trapped Zimbabwean"

Michealene Cristini Risley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michealene Cristini Risley

How do we begin to change human behavior around the globe to convince our leaders to stop and help in Zimbabwe?