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October 13, 2003

Another Blow for Dissent in Zimbabwe

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The government stepped up its crackdown on dissent Monday, charging a senior opposition official with trying to overthrow President Robert Mugabe by encouraging a general strike.

Paul Themba-Nyathi, the spokesman for the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change, could face 20 years in prison if convicted of violating the draconian Public Order and Security Act, which was passed last year despite international condemnation that it violated human rights.


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Posted by zombyboy at October 13, 2003 10:01 PM
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