Scott McLemee asked me to circulate this, as a follow-up to this post from earlier in the week: Solidarity With Zimbabwean Political Prisoners. They’re getting screwed and they need support.
[Scott McLemee asked me to circulate this.] Six people in Zimbabwe are now imprisoned on charges of treason for organizing a meeting to discuss the mass movements in Tunisia and Egypt. For this “crime” they face a possible death sentence. They have been tortured and are now in solitary confinement. An international day of action to demand their release will be held on Monday, March 21, when they are scheduled for a court hearing. Our message is simple and urgent: We demand that the government of Zimbabwe drop all charges and release them… Read More