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  • End Near for Zimbabwe's Last White Farmers

    06/02/2011 7:47:24 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 193 replies · 2+ views
    VOA ^ | May 30, 2011 | Peta Thornycroft
    Zimbabwean farmers attend a meeting of white commercial farmers in capital Harare Zimbabwe's Supreme Court heard a case on behalf of three farmers who claimed the constitution excluded confiscation of their land because they bought their properties after the colonial era ended with independence in 1980. The Supreme Court did not agree and quickly dismissed their application. One of the farmers, Colin Cloete, a former president of the Commercial Farmers’ Union at the height of often violent land invasions seven years ago, was one of the applicants. He, like many of his colleagues, has been arrested, harassed and appeared in...