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  • What Western imperialism is up to now in Zimbabwe

    , by FREEMAN Netfa

    Imperialism is less concerned with human rights and democratic elections in Africa. What really matters is the maintenance of a system that serves their interests no matter how it assumes or maintains power. The same goes for Zimbabwe; what they are interests in is not the new president, but (...)

  • Zimbabwe: Goodbye and Good Riddance, Robert Mugabe

    , by NKOMO Melusi

    Robert Mugabe was no socialist. He was a man obsessed with his own power and control.
    When the history of Robert Mugabe is written, it will not be about a black man raised by a single mother, who defied all odds in racially segregated Southern Rhodesia to pursue an education at the highest (...)

  • Archive: Civil society organizations ask Mugabe to step down

    , by Collective

    Zimbabwe CSOs joint statement on the military take over
    More than a hundred civil society organizations have urged Robert Mugabe to resign as president of Zimbabwe following military intervention in the country’s politics. The organizations have also asked the military to ensure restoration of (...)

  • Day of action for Zimbabwe socialists

    , by Collective

    Zimbabwean dictator Robert Mugabe is continuing a crackdown on all dissent, and among the recent victims are six socialists who could face the death penalty for the "crime of holding a meeting to watch news coverage of the revolutions in North Africa.
    Forty-five people were arrested in the (...)

  • A matter of life or death in Zimbabwe

    , by McLEMEE Scott

    Scott McLemee, a columnist for Inside Higher Ed and organizer of a solidarity campaign for jailed Zimbabwean socialists, explained how international activists could support the victims of the Mugabe regime ahead of U.S. protests on Wednesday.
    RIGHT NOW, six people are being held in solitary (...)

  • Free the Zimbabwean Activists Now !

    , par Petition

    We hereby add our voices to the worldwide outcry of protest against the detention and torture of Zimbabwean citizens for the « crime » of gathering to discuss the recent mass movements in Tunisia and Egypt. We demand the immediate release, without charges, of the remaining 6 Zimbabwean activists (...)

  • Lessons of Zimbabwe – A debate

    , by Collective, MAMDANI Mahmood

    It is hard to think of a figure more reviled in the West than Robert Mugabe. Liberal and conservative commentators alike portray him as a brutal dictator, and blame him for Zimbabwe’s descent into hyperinflation and poverty. The seizure of white-owned farms by his black supporters has been (...)

  • Personal reflections on WSF 2008 in Zimbabwe

    , by MUROPA Tafadzwa

    These “reflections” were sent as a contribution to the debate opened in the International Council (IC) of the World Social Forum (WSF) on its future.
    Dear colleagues,
    Having been actively involved in the Social Forum process at national and regional levels for the past 5 years (as a (...)

  • Zimbabwe: Women’s right activists arrested

    , by SMITH Kerry

    Sixty-three Women Of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) members were arrested on November 29 during a peaceful launch of its People’s Charter. They were taken to Bulawayo Central Police Station. WOZA leaders Jenni Williams and Magodonga Mahlangu were among those arrested.
    A WOZA media release stated: (...)