Racism in Zimbabwe

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Racism in Zimbabwe refers to racial discrimination, primarily against white communities in the country.[1][2][3] After the collapse of white-ruled Rhodesia wherein the majority of farmland was owned by the white minority, a new ZANU government was formed in Zimbabwe. This government, led by Robert Mugabe, forcefully evicted much of the population from their farms. The white population of Zimbabwe has subsequently declined from a peak of 260,000 in 1975 (four percent of the population) to under 30,000 in 2014.[4][5] Genocide Watch has declared the violence against whites in Zimbabwe a stage 5 case.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "Zimbabwe has its racists too: iLIVE". Times LIVE. 2012-02-28. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
  2. ^ "We will not tolerate racism, except in Zimbabwe". Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
  3. ^ "Beauty queen tells of racist abuse". Newzimbabwe.com. 2010-03-17. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
  4. ^ Jeff Koinange (2005-03-30). "Tale of two farms in Zimbabwe - CNN". Articles.cnn.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-13. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
  5. ^ "Zimbabwe champions new racism Editorial News | goldcoast.com.au | Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia". goldcoast.com.au. 2008-12-31. Retrieved 2012-07-31.
  6. ^ "Zimbabwe". genocidewatch.com. 7 June 2012. Archived from the original on 16 September 2012.

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