Saturday, May 10, 2008

Violence continues in Zimabwe

sorry for the light blogging...storms have made our internet connection on and off all week.

SWRadioAfrica has a bunch of articles:

MDC dumps Mbeki as mediator
saying they no longer have confidence in his mediation efforts.

Doctors report escalation of violence & intimidation
The Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights have released a report expressing deep concern over the escalating cases of organised violence and torture and the increasing intimidation of medical personnel. The report says over 900 victims of violence have been documented in the post election period, but many cases go unreported. In the last 24 hours alone, 30 victims of violence were treated for limb fractures in Harare hospitals and clinics.

ZCTU leaders to spend weekend in custody
The President and Secretary General of the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions will spend the weekend in police custody, after the state deliberately delayed their appearance in court Friday. Lovemore Matombo and Wellington Chibhebhe were arrested Thursday over allegations they incited people to rise against the government during their May Day speeches. Meanwhile Davison Maruziva, the editor of the weekly Zimbabwe Standard, was released Friday after spending the night in custody.

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