The People's Choice


Tsvangirai faces death threats and harassment

Zimbabwe's opposition leader morgan Tsvangirai turns 50 on March 10, the day the polls close in the country's presidential election. If the vote is fair, Tsvangirai could have plenty to celebrate — even the most conservative local surveys give him a 6% lead over 78-year-old Robert Mugabe, who has been President since independence in 1980. But if the election is rigged, as many suspect it will be, Tsvangirai will remain the most outspoken voice of dissent against Mugabe's dictatorial regime.

Last week Tsvangirai's confrontation with the government took an ominous turn. He and two other senior officials from his Movement...

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