Mugabe Masses Guns Ahead of Crunch Vote Election
Peta, Basildon, The Independent (London, England)
ROBERT MUGABE'S government is amassing huge quantities of arms and ammunition in preparation for next year's crunch presidential ballot.
An investigation by The Independent has revealed that the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and Namibia are helping Zimbabwe to circumvent an international arms embargo to buy huge quantities of guns and bullets.
The arms embargo was imposed on Zimbabwe by the European Union and the United States because of its appalling human rights record.
Inquiries reveal that President Mugabe's government is importing and massing an assortment of guns at army bases around the country in preparation for the poll, which is …
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Publication information: Article title: Mugabe Masses Guns Ahead of Crunch Vote Election. Contributors: Peta, Basildon - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 19, 2001. Page number: 19. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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