Wednesday, March 02, 2011

News update: will the Jasmine revolution hit Zimbabwe?

Sorry I've been too lazy to keep up with the Zimbabwe news, but here are links for your reading:

Women and Men of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA

The Zimbabwean - ‎20 minutes ago‎
The seven members arrested remain in custody and finally managed to receive a meal at lunchtime today. All seven will spend a second night in custody.

Zimbabwe: Seeking Release of 45

New York Times - Celia W. Dugger - ‎4 hours ago‎
The United Nations high commissioner for human rights, Navi Pillay, on Tuesday called on Zimbabwean authorities to release 45 activists charged with treason. A statement from her office said they were being held for “discussing ...

from SWRadioAfrica:
Security crackdown deters Zim protests
Security crackdowns in Harare and Bulawayo deterred any mass action against the ZANU PF regime, with no sign of the protests that have been encouraged over the past two weeks.

Jabulani Sibanda shuts down schools for ZANU PF rally
Mugabe ‘hanged’ by UK protesters
Zimbabwean protesters in London displayed their anger with Robert Mugabe’s ongoing grip on power, by ‘hanging’ the dictator outside the Zimbabwean embassy on Tuesday.

More activists arrested as Mugabe hits panic button
Mugabe’s regime appears to have hit the panic button, ordering the arrest of a total of 93 activists in the last 2 weeks alone. With protests having toppled regimes in Egypt and Tunisia, the ZANU PF leader seems determined to pre-empt similar revolts in Zimbabwe.

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