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Zimbabwe Violence

Religious Leaders Uniting the Nation for Peace

Search for Common Ground | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Search for Common Ground

Together, we reminded each Zimbabwean, regardless of political or religious persuasion, to take responsibility for peace. The religious leaders, though not perfect, must be recognized for their role in the peace process.

This Man Faces An Anti-Gay Nightmare In Zimbabwe

Erasing 76 Crimes | Colin Stewart | Posted 07.08.2013 | Gay Voices

He walks with a sturdy strut. Oblivious that this cold winter afternoon thrusts its devilish chill onto his skin, much of it bare. He cannot afford a...

Hope Despite Hopelessness: A Zimbabwean in South Africa

Themba Mzingwane | Posted 04.03.2012 | World
Themba Mzingwane

I am a Zimbabwean living and working in South Africa, having recently become a legal immigrant after years of dodging police and living in constant fear of deportation.

Zimbabwe Hangman Position Vacant, Applicants Sought

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Wanted: A hangman. High school education required. No experience necessary. Zimbabwe's last executioner retired after carryi...

Zimbabwe Gays Face Harassment And Rape, Says US

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Gay Zimbabweans face widespread harassment and some have even been raped by those intending to convert their sexuality, the U...

Zuma Urges More Aid For Zimbabwe

Yahoo! News | Godfrey Marawanyika | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE (AFP) South African President Jacob Zuma on Friday urged donors to give more aid to Zimbabwe to revive the shattered economy, while telling the...

Massacres, Forced Labour Torment Zimbabwe Diamond Fields

Alex Matthews | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alex Matthews

Military control over diamond mining in Zimbabwe's eastern Marange district has resulted in a brutal mix of massacres, forced labour, beatings and rape.

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.

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.

Zimbabwe Feeding Elephants To Soldiers: ZimOnline

ZimOnline | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HARARE -- Zimbabwe's cash-strapped government has resorted to slaughtering elephants to feed thousands of hungry soldiers, sources told ZimOnline. ...

Pressure on Mugabe increases as Zimbabwe nears Breaking Point

Nora Coghlan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nora Coghlan

Yesterday morning, President Bush lent his voice to a growing global call for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down.

Mugabe Allies Terrorize Farmers In Zimbabwe (PHOTOS)

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It was a frigid June night at Pickstone Mine in Zimbabwe when 67-year-old Angela Campbell -- soaking wet, her arm broken and a gun to her head -- sign...

Fault Lines Emanating From Zimbabwe

Joe Lauria | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The vetoed sanctions resolution against Zimbabwe at the Security Council has exposed international tensions that divide the West from Africa, Russia from the West and the US from South Africa.

The UN Befouls Lac Leman

David A. Andelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David A. Andelman

The UN center in Geneva is devoted largely to humanitarian, social and economic issues -- but it's here especially in the critical human rights area that things have gone so badly wrong.

No Armed Interventions in Zimbabwe

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

The opposition to the government of Mugabe just called for the African nations to send peacekeepers to Zimbabwe. Given that there is no peace there, the troops are in effect called to impose one.

Mugabe Coerces Zimbabwe Through Unopposed Election

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Roaming bands of government supporters heckled, harassed or threatened people into voting in a runoff election Friday in whic...

Robert Mugabe and the Downfall of Liberal Interventionism

Simon Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Jenkins

Though Mugabe is hardly the worst dictator in the world, he is regarded as "our" dictator and therefore our business. The public asks "what is to be done about him?" Prudence tells us please to shut up.

Mugabe "Campaign Of Violence" Destroying Zimbabwe: UN Declaration

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HARARE, Zimbabwe — President Robert Mugabe refused Tuesday to give into pressure from Africa and the West, saying the world can "shout as loud a...

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 Government Militias Kill, Mutilate Four Opposition Youth Activists

London Times | Jan Raath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The murderous violence being driven by President Robert Mugabe's militias reached new levels today with the killing and mutilation of four young men, ...

US, British Diplomats in Zimbabwe Violently Attacked

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HARARE, Zimbabwe — A mob believed loyal to President Robert Mugabe assaulted a convoy of U.S. and British diplomats Thursday, and the government...

Zimbabwe ruling party raises prospect of joint government

AP | ANGUS SHAW | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's ruling party floated a proposal Wednesday for forming a government of national unity led by President Robert Mugab...

Zimbabwe Churches Decry Torture, Murder In Post-Election Violence

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Zimbabwe has been wracked by violence since last month's presidential and parliamentary elections. Zimbabwe's churches have called for international ...