Zimpundit · March, 2007

Latest posts by Zimpundit from March, 2007

Zimbabwe: Man killed, opposition arrested and tortured

  20 March 2007

The Zimbabwean government, backed into a desperate corner by a growing groundswell of protests, lashed out violently last week brutally crushing a “prayer meeting” planned by a coalition of civic organisations inlcuding the opposition. The fateful prayer meeting, slated for the Zimbabwe Grounds last week in the historically significant Highfields...

Zimbabwe: cracks, fissures and discontent all around

  5 March 2007

Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe turned 83 a week ago. While he celebrated at a lengthy gala in Gweru, which was forced on residents and school children there, police issued a repressive ban on rallies and demonstrations in Harare. The ban, the regime's latest measure at calming an incessent tide of...