Posted by: APO | 27 June 2008

Zimbabwe / Special Briefing on Zimbabwe’s Political Crisis

Zimbabwe / Special Briefing on Zimbabwe’s Political Crisis

HARARE, Zimbabwe, June 27, 2008/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Freedom House will host a special briefing on Monday featuring top representatives of Zimbabwe’s opposition party and civil society organizations to propose solutions to the country’s political crisis following its one-party presidential runoff. The discussion will examine possible courses of action for international and African bodies seeking to resolve the political standoff with President Robert Mugabe and the country’s deepening humanitarian crisis.


Representatives of the Movement for Democratic Change, Crisis in Zimbabwe Coalition, and Zimbabwe Election Support Network, and Media Institute of Southern Africa in Zimbabwe
will lead the discussion via video link from Johannesburg, South Africa. U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Carol J. Thompson will participate from Washington.


WHAT:          Post-Election Briefing on Zimbabwe Political Crisis

WHERE:       SEIU Building, 1800 Massachusetts Ave., NW, Washington, DC

WHEN:          Monday, June 30 from 3-4:30 p.m.


 SOURCE : Freedom House


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