Category: Zimbabwe

Doing something, even if small

25 November, 2005 (11:56) | World news, Zimbabwe |

All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing. –Edmund Burke (1790)       A mother and her child walk through what once was her bedroom and is now burning after her house was set on fire by Zimbabwe police at Porta farm in Harare on June 30. […]

Zimbabwe: call it dictatorship

31 August, 2005 (10:29) | Zimbabwe |

What makes the atrocity in Zimbabwe so horrifying is that Mr. Mugabe and his kleptocratic cronies find entirely consistent ways to mock the forms of government even as they officially steal, loot, and pillage what remains of a beautiful country.  As today’s Washington Post reports:   JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 30 — Zimbabwe’s parliament voted Tuesday to […]