Activists Call for Condemnation of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe

Call follows claims that 20 Zimbabwean protesters assaulted by riot police

More than 20 Zimbabwean protesters were physically assaulted by riot police Thursday and Friday, leading human rights activists to call for international condemnation ahead of longtime President Robert Mugabe’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly this week.

Lawmakers Concerned About Legitimacy of Zimbabwe Election

Question U.S. funding for group that observed election

Lawmakers on Thursday urged U.S. officials to maintain stringent pressure on the regime of longtime Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe and questioned U.S. funding of a regional association that declared the country’s recent election results credible despite widespread allegations of voting irregularities.