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Zimbabwe: Fear for safety /Abduction/ 'Disappearances' / Torture/Ill-treatment

, Index number: AFR 46/028/2002

Dozens of Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) supporters and perceived supporters, have been abducted and sometimes "disappeared" in what appears to be a systematic campaign of intimidation against government opponents. MDC polling agents and other members of the party structure remain at high risk of attack from state-sponsored militia, which include veterans of the liberation war that led to independence in 1980.

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