Amnesty International Warns Of Extreme Poverty In Zimbabwe Due To Failed Agricultural Season
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Amnesty International Warns Of Extreme Poverty In Zimbabwe Due To Failed Agricultural Season

Harare : Zimbabwe | Nov 01, 2008 at 9:22 AM PDT
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Harare, Zimbabwe (AHN) - Amnesty International is alarmed over the risk of extreme hunger in Zimbabwe after a failed agricultural season. The economic difficulty of Zimbabweans is worsened by the ongoing political crisis in the country.

AI pointed out most of the victims of political violence after the March elections were subsistence farmers. Some became crippled because of secret police beatings that left them too weak to work in the fields. The bulk of the violent incidents were made by state security forces, AI said.

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