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Zimbabwe's Elections 2013 - Index of Articles
Community Tolerance Reconciliation and Development (COTRAD)
July 11, 2013
2008 witnessed a number of cases, which were politically motivated.
2013 elections are almost living to what communities anticipated
would be associated with any electioneering process in Zimbabwe.
The levels of intimidation in Masvingo have since arisen with most
communities fearing for the worst ahead
of the watershed elections. Mwenezi district has started recording
cases of intimidation with a sect of seasonal political activists
intimidating villagers against voting for leaders of their choice.
Organization has raised its bar of victimization high in Mwenezi
district and has since started victimizing teachers in the areas
around Maranda, Neshuro and Saraure of Mwenezi East Constituency.
The victimization has included the de-listing of particular teachers
from participating in the voter registration. Such teachers alleged
to be affiliates of opposition parties were removed from the human
resource personnel who participated in the mobile voter registration
Zaka North the
training center at Ndanga Business Center ward 3, which was used
as a militia base in 2008 has been cleared by Zanu-PF members and
regular meetings have since started at this training center. The
villagers from ward 3 are in fear as they are afraid this can be
the initialization of the violent
acts of 2008.
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