Friday, August 26, 2016

Riots Rock Zimbabwe's Capital

BBC: Zimbabwe anti-Mugabe protest: Police fire tear gas

Police in Zimbabwe have fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition supporters who had gathered for a protest march in the capital, Harare.

They have also beaten up people wearing red T-shirts, the colour of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change party (MDC), a BBC reporter at the scene says.

Protesters are calling for electoral reform ahead of polls in 2018.

President Robert Mugabe, 92, says he intends to stand again.

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WNU Editor: This is only going to get worse.

More News On Zimbabwe's Capital Of Harare Being Rocked By Riots

Zimbabwe police crush anti-government protest in capital -- AP
Violence erupts in Zimbabwe's capital after anti-Mugabe rally -- Reuters
Police in Zimbabwe Hit Protesters With Batons, Tear Gas and Water Cannons -- NYT
Zimbabwe protesters paralyse Harare with march against Robert Mugabe -- Telegraph.
Zimbabwe riot police fire teargas and water cannon at protesters -- The Guardian
Zimbabwe police tear gas anti-Mugabe protesters -- Al Jazeera
Zimbabwe police forcibly disperse rioters in Harare. -- DW

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