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Mugabeĺs supporters want farmland seized from white owners

ZIMBABWE
The Last Throes of A Desperate Man
Democracy lost as president Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe forced rigorous new laws through Parliament to silence any opposition and ensure his re-election on March 9. Mugabe has ruled Zimbabwe since it won independence from Britain 21 years ago, but in the face of ebbing support he has grown ever more desperate to hold on to power.

Mugabe paved the way for the Public Order and Security Act by denouncing his opponents as terrorists. The new law carries the death penalty...

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