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Thursday, June 12, 2008

Campaigning in Zimbabwe

The stories out of Mad Bobby Mugabe's Maoist hell on earth just keep getting nastier and nastier. Here is how ZANU-PF deals with political opponents:'

The men who pulled up in three white pickup trucks were looking for Patson Chipiro, head of the Zimbabwean opposition party in Mhondoro district. His wife, Dadirai, told them he was in Harare but would be back later in the day, and the men departed.

An hour later they were back. They grabbed Mrs Chipiro and chopped off one of her hands and both her feet. Then they threw her into her hut, locked the door and threw a petrol bomb through the window.

Read the whole thing here.