Sunday, May 27, 2007

Zim police raid opposition headquarters

...JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AP) - Riot police in Zimbabwe raided the headquarters of the main opposition party Saturday and arrested dozens of supporters, a spokesman said.

Nelson Chamisa said close to 200 supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change were seized in the raid on the party's headquarters in central Harare.

Three truckloads of riot police arrived at the headquarters around midday. The police broke up a "routine meeting" called by the MDC to discuss party issues ahead of next year's presidential and parliamentary polls, Chamisa said in a telephone interview....

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