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Zimbabwe: Security Forces Fire on Protesters

Expand Protesters block the main route to Zimbabwe's capital, Harare, from Epworth township on January 14 2019 after a hike in fuel prices was announced.  © 2019 JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images Zimbabwe security forces fatally shot at least five people and wounded 25 others during a crackdown on nationwide protests beginning January 14, 2019, Human Rights Watch said today. President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s sudden announcement of a fuel price increase of 150 percent on January 12 led the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions labor movement to call for a three-day national strike, which triggered…

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