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Urgent appeal for support after Zimbabwean socialists arrested

21 February 2011
Zimbabwean police raided a meeting of the International Socialist Organisation on the revolt in the Middle East last Saturday, arresting 52 people. The students, union members and workers are still being detained at Harare Central prison.

Deportations to Zimbabwe resumed

19 October 2010
The government is planning to resume forced deportations of "failed asylum seekers" to Zimbabwe.

Mugabe and the White African

12 January 2010
This film dramatically shows the attempt by two white farmers – Mike Campbell and his British son-in-law Ben Freeth – to stop the Zimbabwean government taking over their 3,000-acre farm.

New Labour’s asylum policies are cruel and unjust

15 December 2008
The cruel hypocrisy of the government’s approach to asylum was driven home last week as home secretary Jacqui Smith attempted to use the cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe to tighten asylum laws.

Western intervention at root of Zimbabwe’s disaster

09 December 2008
The British government’s hypocrisy over the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe is jaw-dropping. Gordon Brown has said that "enough is enough" and that the United Nations security council should meet to discuss action against Robert Mugabe’s government.

Danger in Zimbabwe compromise deal

23 September 2008
The deal between president Robert Mugabe’s ruling Zanu-PF party and Morgan Tsvangirai’s opposition MDC has been widely hailed as heralding the end of the crisis in Zimbabwe.

Protest march in Zimbabwe

31 July 2008
About 300 members of Women Of Zimbabwe Arise (Woza) marched through the country’s second city Bulawayo yesterday afternoon.

Anger at Zimbabwe ‘unity’ talks

29 July 2008
Negotiations aimed at ending Zimbabwe’s political crisis were stalled as Socialist Worker went to press.

Zimbabwe solidarity

22 July 2008
The Glasgow Campaign to Welcome Refugees last week coordinated a series of meetings to discuss solidarity with the people of Zimbabwe.

Zimbabwe socialist interviewed: ‘Our rulers have no answer to the crisis’

22 July 2008
How does the current inflation affect ordinary people?

Zimbabwe refugees demand rights

16 July 2008
Hundreds of Zimbabweans in Britain marched to parliament on Friday of last week, demanding the right to work while they are in exile. At the same time the government has gone ahead with moves that will allow it to deport "failed asylum seekers" back to Zimbabwe.

Leader of teachers’ union missing in Zimbabwe

10 July 2008
Harassment of trade unionists in Zimbabwe has continued since the election.

Zimbabwe: resistance from below is the way to challenge Mugabe

01 July 2008
The most effective challenge to Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe’s dictatorship is to help the Zimbabweans who have been struggling against the regime for the best part of a decade.

Zimbabwe shows West’s hypocrisy

01 July 2008
I was fifteen in November 1965, when the racist regime of Ian Smith illegally declared Zimbabwe – or the settler colony of Southern Rhodesia, as it then was – independent of Britain. My family lived in the capital city, Salisbury, today called Harare.

Zimbabwe: Mugabe cracks down on opposition

24 June 2008
The situation in Zimbabwe continued to deteriorate as Socialist Worker went to press.

Zimbabwe regime attacks activists to intimidate opposition

03 June 2008
Zimbabwe’s government is sanctioning attacks on the opposition in the run-up to the country’s presidential election on 27 June.

Police raid Zimbabwe socialists

30 May 2008
The Harare offices of the International Socialist Organisation (ISO) – The Socialist Workers Party's sister organisation in Zimbabwe – were raided yesterday morning by the police.

South Africans march against xenophobia

27 May 2008
Thousands of immigrants, township activists, trade unionists and others took over the streets of Johannesburg, South Africa, last Saturday, carrying placards such as "Xenophobia hurts like apartheid" and "Zimbabwe is my neighbour".

Zimbabwe: General strike as Mugabe clings on to power

15 April 2008
An indefinite general strike was under way in Zimbabwe as Socialist Worker went to press.

It's the beginning of the end for Robert Mugabe

08 April 2008
The outcome of Zimbabwe's elections remains shrouded in uncertainty. But one thing is clear. The country's politics remains dominated, as it has been for the last decade, by the struggle for power between the regime of Robert Mugabe and the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

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