Moment: Harare

Philimon Bulawayo / Reuters

With Zimbabwe's economy in ruins, millions of its people living as refugees abroad, and its security forces torturing and killing dissenters against President Robert Mugabe's regime, the country's opposition understandably has a few things to get off its chest. On Aug. 26, it had a rare chance. As Mugabe, 84, entered parliament to open the new legislative session, opposition members — who now form a majority and reject Mugabe's authority to call them together — broke out in whistles, shouts and song. MPs refused to stand, and a chorus of "ZANU yaora," or "ZANU is rotten," rang out around the chamber....

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