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Zimbabwe Ruling Party a No-Show at Human Rights Pledge

Zimbabwean opposition parties are expressing doubt the ruling ZANU-PF party will run peaceful elections later this month, after no ZANU-PF officials attended the unveiling Thursday of a human rights manifesto by Amnesty International.  ZANU-PF says it was not told of the event.  

Members of several Zimbabwean political parties were present Thursday when Amnesty International introduced its "Human Rights Manifesto" in Harare.

Amnesty’s deputy director for southern Africa, Muleya Mwananyanda, said Zimbabwe has witnessed many human rights violations over the years, such as forced disappearances.

Rights groups frequently accused former president Robert Mugabe...


Published By: Africa.,. - 6 days ago

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