Zimbabwe Unrest Continues

Published: Wednesday, 04/09/2008 12:00 am EDT

Zimbabwe continues to teeter on the edge of unrest in anticipation of an election runoff between Robert Mugabe, who has led the country for 28 years, and opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai. The opposition is accusing Mugabe's ruling party of inciting violence in rural areas to intimidate its opponents, the New York Times reports. Ruling party loyalists are also believed to be escalating their attacks against white farmers. Tendai Biti, secretary-general of the opposition Movement for Democratic Change said there has been a "complete militarization and rearming of mobs."

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