Monday, 5 May 2008

Electoral Cleansing Ahead Of Zimbabwe Elections

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's government is sponsoring a campaign of violent intimidation and murder against Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters ahead of the run-off presidential vote..
Read more here.

Intervention on any scale, is essential to put a stop to the country's tyranny and progressive genocide. The run-off is necessary because apparently no candidate got more than half the votes cast in the March 29 elections. It took the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) five weeks to announce the results and human rights lawyers say the delay was an abuse of the electoral law. Lawyers also complained that there are more than 120 ZEC officials detained in connection with the election results together with 700 people being treated in hospital with serious injuries. Mugabe admits his loyalists killed thousands of oppositon supporters in southern Zimbabwe in the early 1980's.

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