Crisis in Zimbabwe - state abuse worsens

The crisis in Zimbabwe worsens as the state attacked its citizens on Sunday 11 March 2007 which resulted in the death of Gift Tandare. To follow events as they unfold, visit our index page on Strikes and Protests in Zimbabwe in 2007.

Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and about 50 other activists appeared in court bruised and clearly suffering from the effects of torture. Kubatana, based in Harare have up-to-date information, commentary and pictures of the strike and protests.

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