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Zimbabwe: Women forced to flee their homes for refusing to reveal their vote

Headline Title:  Zimbabwe: Women forced to flee their homes for refusing to reveal their vote 06 August 2013 Women political activists in rural Zimbabwe told Amnesty International they have been threatened with violence and forced to flee with their children for refusing to reveal their vote to supporters of Robert Mugabe's party during harmonized elections. The women said they resisted instructions from Zanu-PF supporters to feign illiteracy, blindness or physical injury, which would have meant someone else marking the ballot on their behalf, At least six women said they left home…

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