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Zimbabwe: Alarming clampdown on basic freedoms ahead of elections

Headline Title:  Zimbabwe: Alarming clampdown on basic freedoms ahead of elections 12 July 2013 Zimbabwean police are continuing to target and intimidate human rights defenders ahead of elections later this month according to a new report by Amnesty International. Walk the Talk details how the police have conducted systematic raids on offices, arbitrarily arrested human rights defenders and seized equipment to intimidate and disrupt the work of organizations carrying out election related human rights work. “The clampdown on the work of human rights defenders is a worrying indicator…

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