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Zimbabwe's Ruling Party Militias Spread Fear of Voting
The Public Order and Security Act gives untold power to the police, and many have claimed that President Robert Mugabe has used the country's security forces to intimidate his opposition.
Zimbabwe: How Zanu-PF Stays in Power
Recent arbitrary arrests of prominent human rights lawyer, Beatrice Mtetwa and senior officials of the Movement for Democratic Change , coupled with sporadic attacks on civilians and civil society by the state, have been interpreted by some including the MDC leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, as the last kicks of a dying horse.
New Black Panthers report on historic South Africa pilgrimage
Attorney Malik Zulu Shabazz, head of the New Black Panther Party for Self Defense, recently traveled with a delegation to Southern Africa.
Zimbabwe: Report Examines Zimbabwe Election Scenarios
As the Global Political Agreement staggers to an end, continued violations of the agreement, reform deficits, limited institutional credibility and the rejection of a UN election needs assessment mission underscore the continued absence of conditions for peaceful and credible elections, despite the new constitution adopted in March 2013.
Zimbabwe Army Chief Rebuffs Tsvangirai Call for Security Talks
Zimbabwe's army chief, a key ally of President Robert Mugabe , said he won't meet the prime minister to discuss plans to reform the country's security forces, state media reported, a move that may affect elections scheduled for this year.
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Zimbabwe's Politics - Out with the Old, in with the New
Youths from Movement for Democratic Change led by Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai in Zimbabwe are vocal at the party's rallies but can they get younger voices into the legislature? Trevor Davies/IPS - As Zimbabwe's young politicians increase their demands to be allowed to play a greater role in the running of the country, analysts say that this ... (more)