Zimbabwean churches issue plea for end to international isolation

Posted Aug 6, 2018

[Anglican Communion News Service] The ecumenical body representing the Christian churches in Zimbabwe has called for an end to sanctions and international isolation imposed on the country. In a “pastoral statement” issued on Aug. 3, after the announcement of the country’s presidential election results, the churches include a message to the international community in which they say punitive measures imposed on Zimbabwe will affect ordinary Zimbabweans rather than the country’s leaders.

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  1. Charles Pierce says:

    Why should sanctions be lifted, they have traded one dictator for another dictator. When the elections are free and fair then the lifting of the sanctions should take place.

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