UN Condemns Zimbabwe Slum Blitz

BBC: “A major UN report has called for an immediate end to Zimbabwe’s slum clearance programme, declaring it to be in violation of international law.

“The scale of suffering is immense,” it said. About 700,000 people have lost their homes or livelihoods and another 2.4 million people have been affected.

Secretary General Kofi Annan said it confirmed “catastrophic injustice” had been done to Zimbabwe’s poorest.”