Zimbabwe Update and What You Can Do
|[I was away from my computer for the weekend so I missed some significant developments.]|
The two factions of the Zimbabwean opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) announced today that they are reuniting to work as a combined front against Mugabe. This comes after recount results showed that MDC has won a majority in parliament.
Also, the Secretary General of MDC is going to address the U.N. Security council tomorrow. Hopefully, this will help spur the U.N. to action. (However, with Mugabe arms supplier China on the Security Council, I doubt anything significant will come from this. It does help to raise the profile of the issue, which will hopefully shame China - again, not likely.)
Finally, on my last post, I had a comment from the proprietor of the Zimbabwean blog Scotch Cart in Harare North (who I have added to my blogroll). Some of these action items are too late to do (Sorry!) but many are not - especially contacting the embassies.
"Despair is our biggest enemy.And also with you...