Gukurahundi
Civil-military relations: An uneasy alliance

Civil-military relations: An uneasy alliance

After years of armed struggle to compete for power, Africa has ended up with a post-liberation legacy... You have read all of your free articles, to continue reading simply register to claim your complimentary...

Do citizen protests matter?

Do citizen protests matter?

A sustained combination of internal and external pressure is required to create a genuine civilian government in Zimbabwe Ahead of planned mass protests on July 31, Zimbabwe’s state security apparatus cracked down on...

Gukurahundi’s grim exhumation process

Gukurahundi’s grim exhumation process

In January 1983, Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF quashed what it called dissidence by supporters of its political rival, the Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU). In an operation known by a Shona term Gukurahundi (the...

Remembering Gukurahundi’s missing

Remembering Gukurahundi’s missing

In January 1983, Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF quashed what it called dissidence by supporters of its political rvial, the Zimbabwe African People’s Union (ZAPU). In an operation known by a Shona term 'Gukurahundi' (the...

Reliving the horror of Gukurahundi

Reliving the horror of Gukurahundi

The Matabeleland Massacre has been the worst blot on an atrocious human rights record in Zimbabwe In January 1983, Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF quashed what it called dissidence by supporters of its political rival, the...