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Riot police clamp down on anti-government protests in Harare

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Protest Crushed
ZIMBABWE A week of protests against President Robert Mugabe fizzled out after a merciless government crackdown. Police, soldiers and pro-Mugabe gangs beat up opponents. Two people died, at least 400 were arrested and dozens more filled hospitals in the capital, Harare. Opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai was detained for a day and then rearrested later in the week on fresh treason charges. Zimbabwe's Lawyers for Human Rights said it had...

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