|The ZIMBABWE Situation||Our
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- may peace, truth and justice prevail.
SW Radio Africa Presents Behind the Headlines with Lance Guma
Available Thursday evening on the internet and Friday morning on Medium Wave 1197khz 5:10-5:30am
Also availbale on the internet archives for 2 weeks.
This week on the programme we begin a two part series that looks at the welfare of victims of political violence and torture in Zimbabwe. Scores of activists have been scarred for life, lost loved ones and in most cases the bread winners have either been killed, tortured or rendered 'unemployable'. How many of us remember them and even care to find out how they are doing? Those who have left the country. What has become of them? Should the opposition they supported, leading to their victimization, be actively following up on their welfare and also try to assist. Is it fair in any case, to criticize the MDC for a state of affairs created by Robert Mugabe's regime?
The programme contains interviews with Khetani Sibanda (bitter victim), youth leader Mathula Lusingo (grateful), MDC spokesman, Paul Themba Nyathi and the human rights lawyer who raised the issue, Daniel Molokela based in South Africa.