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The last time Zimbabwe held an election it descended into extreme violence. 200 people were killed and thousands more injured.
This year Zimbabwe is due to go to the polls again and we want to stop the bloodshed that shook the country five years ago.
We believe that the Southern African Development Community (SADC), which is made up of Zimbabwe’s neighbour countries, can play a key role in influencing the Zimbabwean authorities and the main political players in this election.
In February, ZPP's offices were raided and its staff put at risk of arrest when the Zimbabwean police classified them as being a ‘threat to state security’. These are only some examples of a governmental crackdown on human rights groups and activists in the run up to the elections. Read more information
Enter your contact details below to send an appeal letter to the key SADC members calling on them to do everything they can to make sure this year’s election is free from violence and fear.
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