Zimbabwe Activist 'Dies from Torture'
Zimbabwe’s main opposition group says that one of its members has died after being tortured by police officials and soldiers. Tichaona Kaguru was taken away from the house of a Movement for Democratic Change councillor in Harare, and later died in a city centre hospital, the MDC says. The police have arrested more than 300 MDC supporters and officials during this week’s strike, intended to drive President Robert Mugabe out of power. Most businesses in Harare and the second city, Bulawayo were closed on Wednesday for a third day. The government, however, says the Movement for Democratic Change protests have flopped because the security forces have prevented the mass demonstrations they had also called. Full Story