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U.N. pledges more food aid to desperate Zimbabwe

By Cris Chinaka HARARE, June 28 (Reuters) - The United Nations called on Friday for a massive food relief effort for Zimbabwe, where severe shortages caused by drought and government land seizures threaten millions of people with starvation. U.N.…

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Reuters
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Interview with US ambassador Joseph Sullivan

HARARE, 27 June (IRIN) - The Zimbabwe government recently refused to accept a donation of genetically modified (GM) grain from the United States, despite half of its population being threatened with starvation. Harare cited long standing safety and health concerns…

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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: MDC between a rock and a hard place

JOHANNESBURG, 27 June (IRIN) - A move by Zimbabwe's frustrated Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) to boycott parliament could spell disaster for the opposition party, analysts warned on Thursday. They said parliament was the last remaining platform for the MDC to…

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News and Press Release
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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Focus on farm evictions

[This report does not necessarily reflect the views of the United Nations] HARARE, 26 June (IRIN) - This is the first time since 1958 that farmer Graham Douse has not been able to produce enough food to feed the people…

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TNH
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Tearfund steps up relief aid to Zimbabwe

Christian relief and development agency Tearfund is stepping up its aid effort to Southern Africa this week with the start of emergency food distributions in Zimbabwe, one of six countries in the Southern African region currently on the brink…

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Tearfund
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Impunity enables ever more human rights violations

AI-Index: AFR 46/035/2002 The Zimbabwean government has systematically ensured that those responsible for torture, abductions and political killings are never brought to justice, Amnesty International said in a new report released today; The Toll of Impunity. "Impunity has become the central problem in…

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Amnesty
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21 Mar 2011

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: The toll of impunity

AI Index: AFR 46/034/2002 I Introduction Amnesty International defines impunity as the failure to bring to justice those who commit serious violations of human rights. By ignoring the violation, the state compounds it. The absence of justice and redress prolongs and…

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Amnesty
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21 Mar 2011
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Zimbabwe Humanitarian Situation Report 24 Jun 2002

Senior Humanitarian UN mission to Southern Africa The United Nations Under Secretary General, Mr. Kenzo Oshima, in his capacity as Emergency Relief Co-ordinator will visit Zimbabwe from 26 to 28 June 2002. This familiarization mission will consider…

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Situation Report
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UN RRU
Posted:
24 Jun 2002

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe: Almost 3,000 farmers to stop work

JOHANNESBURG, 24 June (IRIN) - From 25 June it will be a criminal offence for about half of Zimbabwe's commercial farmers to continue farming. Under the country's Land Acquisition Act, farmers who have received a "Section 8" - a final…

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TNH
Posted:
21 Mar 2011