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Activist: ‘Zimbabwe government increases repression following Arab Spring’

Headline Title:  Activist: ‘Zimbabwe government increases repression following Arab Spring’ 25 May 2012 Hope that the wave of popular uprisings across the Middle East and North Africa would spread south and translate into widespread social reforms was quashed over the last year with the brutal suppression of demonstrations across sub-Saharan Africa.Jenni Williams, executive director and founding member of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) says in her country there is no doubt that events in Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain and Syria have in fact meant harsher crackdowns on protests“It's been a…

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