#UK downplayed #RobertMugabe massacre in #Zimbabwe


World News

May 18, 2017

Officials in London accused of ignoring massacre of thousands of dissidents throughout the 1980s

British officials deliberately downplayed the massacre of thousands of Robert Mugabe"s opponents in Zimbabwe in the 1980s, newly released documents have revealed.

Who did what?

Mugabe swept to power in what was then Rhodesia in 1980, when his Zanu-PF party won more than 60 per cent of the vote in elections that followed years of bloody struggle against minority white rule.

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