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Zimbabwe: Politics and Government

Volume 475: debated on Thursday 8 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether an estimate has been made of the numbers killed and injured in Zimbabwe as a result of politically-motivated violence since the 29 March election; and if he will make a statement. (201996)

Since election day, at least 500 people have been injured, 120 hospitalised and two killed as a consequence of state-sponsored violence. Many have suffered torture. In addition, at least 7,000 people have been internally displaced by the violence.