Left-wing politics from the US to Nepal, via Zimbabwe, South America and Palestine.

Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Updates from Zimbabwe

The Zimbabwean government looks likely to pass a law, called the Interception of Communications Bill, that will allow it to "monitor cyber and telephony activities of individuals “suspected of threatening national security”". This is a much more powerful law than the recent scandal regarding the Bush administration's spying on phone calls, etc. I wonder if the NY Times will have a 3000-word article on this...somehow I doubt it.

Anyway, coverage of opposition to the law over at:
Also in Zimbabwe:
Much of this information comes from the wonderful archive of The Bearded Man, a British/Zimbabwean/British person currently living in Derbyshire in the UK.


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