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Zimbabwe Bans Protests for Two Weeks

Zimbabwe's government on Thursday banned protests in the capital, Harare, for the next two weeks. The ban was announced a day before opposition parties were to hold an anti-government demonstration. Immediately after the release of the statutory ban, which says anyone who organizes a protest may be sentenced to up to 12 months in prison, opposition parties issued a statement postponing a planned Friday protest by two weeks. In a telephone interview, Thabitha Khumalo, a leader of...

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