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Zimbabwean Activist Publishes Book on 2008 Detention, Torture

Zimbabwe human rights activist are celebrating the publication of a memoir recounting abuses by the country's security apparatus, calling it a crucial reminder of obstacles they still face. In the book, Jestina Mukoko, director of the Zimbabwe Peace Project, discusses her 2008 abduction and torture by state security agents in Harare. “They were bashing the soles of my feet. That went on for hours. I was made to kneel on gravel. You know the small stones piercing through...

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