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June 30, 2008 4:37 PM

Human toll yet to be counted in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's election may be over — President Robert Mugabe claimed victory Sunday and was immediately sworn in for another five-year term — but the human toll of one of the most brutal political campaigns in recent memory is still being calculated. Opposition leaders and pro-democracy activists think that government militias killed scores of people and abducted perhaps hundreds of others as Mugabe decimated a popular opposition party and extended his 28-year rule over this crumbling southern African nation. This wasn't an election, Mugabe's critics said; it was a war.

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