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Title   Zimbabwe: country report on human rights practices
Author US State Department
Edition PDF ed.
Published Washington: State Department
Year 2003-03-31
Pages 31
Abstract Annual review, on 2002, of the situation of human rights in Zimbabwe. The Government's human rights record remained very poor, and it continued to commit numerous, serious abuses. The Constitution provides citizens the right to change their government through free and fair election; however, in practice President Mugabe and his ZANU-PF party used intimidation and violence to maintain political power. A government-sanctioned, systematic campaign of violence targeting supporters and potential supporters of the opposition began in late 2001 and intensified during the year. Security forces committed extrajudicial killings.

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