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Zimbabwe Presidential Election

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. ...

I won't eat while Zimbabwe starves

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kumi Naidoo

On Wednesday, I chose to have my last meal for 21 days. I will only drink water, in solidarity with the people of Zimbabwe, who are being forced to fast involuntarily.

Let's Stage a Non-Intervention

Alan Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alan Miller

The US and Europe's calls to intervene in Zimbabwe has far more to do with attempting to rehabilitate some sense of "good vs evil" than with empowering ordinary people to take control of their own lives.

Report: Mugabe Plans To Assassinate, Frame Zimbabwe Opposition Members To Consolidate Power

Times Online | Catherine Philp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Fresh from his rigged election victory, Robert Mugabe and his military backers plan to assassinate or frame dozens of opposition MPs in an attempt to ...

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

236.com | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Zimbabwe's opposition leader has thrown up his hands, but he's not throwing in the towel. Democracy activist Morgan Tsvangirai quit his presidential b...

A Hymn for Zimbabwe

Jane Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Wells

It would be hard to argue that any government except that of Myanmar has behaved as badly towards its citizens.

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Pulls Out Of Election Due To Mounting Violence, Intimidation Against Supporters

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai pulled out of Zimbabwe's violence-wracked presidential runoff Sunday, declaring that the ...

Zimbabwe President: 'We Will Wage War' If I Lose the Election

The Guardian | Tracy McVeigh and Alex Duval Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A defiant President Robert Mugabe yesterday vowed he would 'go to war' if he lost the presidential run-off due to take place in less than two weeks. ...

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...