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Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai before the June 27th runoff vote
Zimbabwe militias ‘crushing opposition’

Robert Mugabe’s Zanu-PF are seeking to “totally obliterate” all further political opposition in Zimbabwe, it has been claimed. Author Lauren St John told politics.co.uk youth militia and party operatives have been systematically targeting those who did not vote in the June 27th runoff vote, punishing them with beatings and torture. Operation Red Finger, as it… Read more »

Gordon Brown says he reserves right to seek UN sanctions against Robert Mugabe
UN sanctions route against Zimbabwe ‘not closed’

The prime minister has insisted United Nations sanctions against Robert Mugabe are still possible, despite Chinese and Russian opposition. This weekend financial sanctions against members of the Zimbabwean president’s inner circle and an overall arms embargo were thrown out when Beijing and Moscow used their security council vetoes. Both countries said they were not prepared… Read more »