nternational terrorists, we would all applaud it.
Countless supporters of the opposition have been beaten, tortured and killed by government agents and party cadres and nothing has happened to the perpetrators of these crimes. Indeed, most of them continue to serve in the security forces where they enjoy official protection.
The real intention of this new law, as we see it, is to hamstring the political opposition in the country. The government is obviously alarmed at the growing anger among the people and the opposition MDC’s determination to commence widespread mass action to remove it once and for all.
The only ‘wars’ in which Zimbabwean soldiers have been involved since Independence have been the genocide in Matabeleland and various misadventures in Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The tragedy of
This may have worked until now, but as every dictatorship in the past can testify – it does not work forever.Post published in: News