Zimbabwe High Court Rules in Favor of MDC
|Tuesday the High Court in Zimbabwe ruled on a petition filed by the MDC. They found that the opposition's case was, in fact, urgent and that they would begin hearing arguments right away. |
MDC lawyers had originally been blocked by Mugabe loyalists from entering the courthouse to present their petition.
I hope that the court will rule that the results from the March 29 elections should be released immediately. However, even if they do, I doubt that Mugabe's appointees in the Zimbabwean Election Commission would heed such a ruling.
Meanwhile, ZANU-PF has begun their process of violent intimidation in preparation for a run-off and the MDC has warned of impending, widespread violence.
10 days since Mugabe lost the elections and counting...