Season 2009 Episode 01.30.09

Zimbabwe: A Harsh Reality

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Jan 30, 2009 on PBS
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Zimbabwe: A Harsh Reality
Just as a power sharing agreement between Robert Mugabe and the opposition MDC party was announced today in Zimbabwe, we talk with our correspondent -- who must remain anonymous for her own safety -- about the situation there.She describes a terrifying reality, with human rights activists reportedly being tortured and languishing in jail and a worsening cholera epidemic that has already killed at least 3,000 people. She says Zimbabweans find hope in Barack Obama, a president they view as a fellow African, but, in her view, the only way to bring about real change might be with military intervention.moreless

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