Visting Zimbabwean Worried over Elections
Swedes and many others around the world are watching with astonishment, anger and horror over how the regime in Zimbabwe is clinging to power with violence after loosing the last presidential election.
Additionally alarming – Robert Mugabe’s decision to ban foreign non-government organizations handing out desperately needed food and supplies to a starving nation – on the charges that they are supporting the opposition in the coming re-run of the elections.
This is especially worrying for Sweden – which has cut off official development assistance to the regime – but has been supporting NGO’s and their humanitarian work in Zimbabwe.
On Swedish television news, presenter Jarl Alfredius has been talking to visiting Zimbabwean senator and co-founder of the opposition hoping to oust Magabe from power, discussing hopes and fears for Zimbabwe in the face of the election re-run: David Coltarp: