11 July 2008 ~ 48 Comments

UN Vote on Zimbabwe Sanctions Fail — China, Russia Veto Resolution

“China and Russia tonight vetoed a US draft resolution in the UN Security Council that would have slapped sanctions on Robert Mugabe’s regime.
The two veto-holding powers joined South Africa, Libya and Vietnam in opposing the draft which sought to impose an assets freeze and a travel ban on Mr Mugabe and 13 of his cronies, [...]

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11 July 2008 ~ 239 Comments

Zimbabwe Running Out of Food

“The situation is dire. It is quite stressful and we are under a lot of pressure from consumers,” confessed Bramwell Bushu, the chairman of the National Bakers’ Association, whose members are closing shop daily as bread, the country’s second most essential food commodity after mealie-meal, has vanished from supermarket shelves.
“There is no wheat and we [...]

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10 July 2008 ~ 259 Comments

Medvedev Puts Name on Sanctions Against Mugabe and Regime Leaders

This means sanctions are much less likely to be vetoed. And Mugabe and the military junta are becoming more isolated.
Full Financial Times story here
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06 July 2008 ~ 27 Comments

Mugabe Plans to Start Campaign to Finish Off Opposition Tomorrow

Word is starting to circulate that Mugabe and his regime intend to start a new campaign to destroy and kill off the remaining opposition in Zimbabwe tomorrow.

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05 July 2008 ~ 95 Comments

Operation CIBD Revealed – Mugabe’s Coercion, Intimidation, Beatings and Displacement Campaign

A must read on how Mugabe and his Military thugs planned and implemented Operation CIBD to hold onto power.

HARARE, Zimbabwe — President Robert Mugabe summoned his top security officials to a government training center near his rural home in central Zimbabwe on the afternoon of March 30. In a voice barely audible at first, he [...]

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