Welcome to an information sharing platform that seeks to provide insightful information, updates and related advocacy initiatives concerning the human rights and humanitarian situation in Zimbabwe to interested international organisations, activists, Student Christian Movements, advocacy networks, governments and the general public. The forum is managed by the Zimbabwe Advocacy Office in Geneva a special project of the World Student Christian Federation and Swiss agency FEPA.
Wednesday, November 2, 2011
'Only time will tell' if Mugabe makes good on threat'
Wednesday, 2 November, 2011
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is not happy with Switzerland. After news broke that his wife and many of his entourage would not be receiving Swiss visas to attend the ITU conference in Geneva he called them “vicious “ and promised to reciprocate with unspecified action on Swiss businesses and properties in Zimbabwe. WRS’s Pete Forster spoke to Marlon Zakeyo with the Zimbabwean Human Rights Advocacy Office and asked whether he thought Mugabe was likely to carry through with his threat: