ZESN May 2012 Ballot Update

The period April to May was a busy period on the political scene characterised by government efforts to re-engage with the European Union, the unfortunate political violence that broke out in Mudzi and the factionalism in ZANU PF with potential to split the party coming to a head.

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The split in the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions became more real with the two ZCTU factions conducting separate May Day celebrations. ZESN observers report a tense political climate in most constituencies which is characterised by hostility and intolerance of divergent views.

Fundamental freedoms such as the freedom to assembly, to organise and canvass for support have been violated with only some parties able to conduct political meetings and others banned.

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