Post by Adam H. Kerman Post by Topic Cop Post by Adam H. Kerman Post by Topic Cop Post by Louis Epstein
The Zimbabwean ex-dictator has kicked the bucket according to the
front page of BBC News.
Will go down in history as one of Africa's great leaders.
Are you high?
I have to take back what I said the other day: He never was a reformer.
One of the BBC reports reminded us that, right from the beginning, he
brutally slaughtered opponents.
White people have no business being in Africa
Rhodesia never had that big a white population, wasn't even 300,000.
He's still responsible for the deaths of millions in combinations of
outright brutality and widespread starvation in a country that was once
capable of feeding itself and exporting food.
The dead would be black.
If you think it's such a paradise, feel free to live there. No one will
Following up to myself
New documents claim to prove Mugabe ordered Gukurahundi killings
Recently released historical papers implicate Zimbabwean president in
orchestrating the 1980s killings for political gain.
Stuart Doran reports
May 19, 2015
Mugabe's Gukurahundi role exposed
By Tinotenda Samukange
May 18, 2015
This is is an earlier news report, long before the release of the
Australian government cables
Tracking down a massacre
By John Simpson
World affairs editor, BBC News, Matabeleland May 7, 2008
How the man-made starvation was inflicted:
Zimbabwe's new farmers defend their gains
Under President Robert Mugabe's land reform programme, some 4,000 white
farmers have been driven away and their land given to black farmers. The
BBC's Dan Isaacs talks to Zimbabwe's new farming class.
13 April 2010
New York Times op ed
and an Atlantic piece on how Mugabe destroyed agriculture
"Deaths of millions" may be off by a rather large factor. It's probably
close to 500,000 dead from brutality and starvation.