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Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Zimbabwe Update -- And So It Begins

Zim Online reports:

HARARE – Zimbabwe police on Wednesday arrested main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai in a raid at his Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) party headquarters in Harare, a party spokesman told the media.

Tsvangirai was due to brief the Press on the alleged abduction of MDC activists by suspected government secret agents when heavily armed police pounced, nabbing the opposition politician and about 20 members of the administrative staff.

Read it here.

Contrary to the Pollyannish maunderings of the MSM and European Dips Mad Bobby Mugabe has remained true to form. In other words, he is reacting to pressures to step down in a characteristically ruthless way. Arresting the leadership of the opposition party is just the first step of this response. A very bad season is coming.

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