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Zimbabwe’s prisons likened to death camps

South African documentary exposes rights abuses in Zimbabwean jails

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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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