Three months after President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s disputed re-election, Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party continues to make life difficult for the opposition Citizens Coalition for Change (CCC).
Whether it’s the suspicious recall of CCC legislators, abductions and assaults of opposition legislators by government operatives, or the prolonged incarceration of former member of parliament (MP) Job Sikhala, the southern African nation remains one of the continent’s most repressive countries.
The pattern of abuse has attracted the attention of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU). The global organisation of national parliaments is planning to send a delegation to investigate.
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