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Tuesday, April 08, 2008

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...

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