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Zimbabwe analysis and links

Since election day on March 29, 2008, the situation in Zimbabwe has deteriorated drastically. The combination of extreme political repression by the ZANU-PF government of Robert Mugabe against anyone connected with or supportive of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and a collapsed economy are having a lethal impact throughout the country. Below are a few analysis pieces and web links for more information on the situation.

Dare to shape the future, Africa Action's conference on Zimbabwe, April 15-16, Washington, D.C.

Zimbabwe's bishops' pastoral letter on national healing and reconciliation: "God can heal the wounds of the afflicted," October 2009

Government of National Unity: Is there hope for Zimbabwe?

ZImbabwe: Statement by the president of the Southern African Catholic Bishops’ Conference (SACBC), and the bishops of Botswana, South Africa and Swaziland (January 26, 2009)

Zimbabwe: African churches set January 25 as day for global prayer over crisis

Report from Solidarity Peace Trust

African leaders speak out

Open letter to Zimbabwe churches from Allan Boesak, South African cleric and anti-apartheid activist

Websites with news/analysis/advocacy on Zimbabwe and other nations:

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