“I have never been involved with the Zimbabwe Freedom Movement. Once, in 2003, I was asked by Zimbabwean activists to distribute in the
“Mugabe’s henchmen claim I was involved in opening a bank account in
“The liberation of
“When the ZFM announced its existence in November 2003, the Mugabe government dismissed it as a hoax and said no such movement exists. Now, when it is politically expedient, the Zimbabwean regime suddenly claims the ZFM does exist and is planning to overthrow the government. Mugabe can’t have it both ways.
“The coup plot allegations are obviously a ploy to discredit the opposition and to pave the way for further repression of the Zimbabwean people.
“The government is trying to link the ZFM with the Movement for Democratic Change. It is no coincidence that all this hype about a supposed insurrection comes just weeks before the MDC congress. It is patently a crude bid to justify a crackdown on the MDC.
“If I was part of a plot I would be shouting it from the rooftops, in the same way that in the 1970s I was open and proud of my support for Zanu’s war of liberation against the white racist regime of Ian Smith.
“Mugabe has betrayed Zanu’s ideals of socialist democracy and human rights. The liberation hero has turned into a tyrant. Zanu (PF)’s leaders are growing fat while the mass of Zimbabweans are jobless, impoverished, homeless and starving. Robert Mugabe is Ian Smith with a black face – only worse.
“Mugabe has murdered more black Africans that apartheid
“The massacre by Mugabe’s troops in