Zimbabwe’s prisons likened to death camps - Macleans.ca

Zimbabwe’s prisons likened to death camps

South African documentary exposes rights abuses in Zimbabwean jails


As Zimbabwe opens up, acts of unspeakable horror are coming to light. Today, the South African Broadcast Corp. aired the documentary, Hell Hole. Footage reminiscent of Nazi-era death camps, obtained using cell phones and hidden cameras, shows emaciated, near-dead, prisoners—some, political—in jails in Harare, Mudadi and Beit Bridge. Ex-inmates, meanwhile, talk of uncollected bodies piling up by the hundreds, and of sleeping in crowded cells next to dead prisoners as maggots ate their rotting flesh.

The Washington Times

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