[Marxism] ‘No One Is Safe’: Zimbabwe Threatens to Seize Farms of Party Defectors
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> On Aug 28, 2016, at 11:20 AM, Louis Proyect via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
> (So much for the benefits of BRICS.)
Soldiers, police reportedly join Zim protests
National 28.8.2016 12:12 pm
African News Agency-CAJ News
Zimbabwe seems on the verge of a revolt by uniformed forces amid reports that some unpaid rank and file members have joined mass protests demanding the resignation of President Robert Mugabe and his administration.
The defence force leaders are credited with keeping Mugabe in power since independence in 1980 but ordinary officers are frustrated by failure to pay their salaries, for the umpteenth time, sparking an unprecedented move to protest.
Officers speaking to CAJ News on condition of anonymity expressed solidarity with the protesting masses, pointing out they also were not exempt from the economic crisis besetting the country.
More: http://www.citizen.co.za/1267228/soldiers-police-reportedly-join-zim-protests/ <http://www.citizen.co.za/1267228/soldiers-police-reportedly-join-zim-protests/>
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