Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Wednesday, September 25, 2002

Even the UN Commission on Human Rights finally had to say something about what is happening in Zimbabwe.

Developments in Zimbabwe have been identified as a threat to democracy and the rule of law and as a key reason for the flight of capital from the regional economy. In a hard-hitting statement, the Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Dat'o Param Cumaraswamy, expressed "outrage over the further deterioration of the rule of law in Zimbabwe".

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