Dora, 12, gang-raped by Mugabe's men for four hoursChristina Lamb
'The game we are about to play needs music," the Zimbabwean police constable said to the 12-year old girl. But as he tossed a mattress on to the ground it was clear that it was no game that he was planning. For the next four hours the girl's mother and younger sisters, aged nine and seven, were forced to chant praises to Robert Mugabe and watch Dora being gang-raped by five "war veterans" and the policeman.
"Every time they stopped singing the policeman and war vets beat them with shamboks and sticks," said Dora, crying and clenching her hands repeatedly as she recalled the ordeal which took place behind her family hut in a village in the dark shadow of the Vumba mountains of Manicaland, in eastern Zimbabwe. "They kept thrusting themselves into me over and over again saying: 'This is the punishment for those of you who want to sell this country to Tony Blair and the whites'. When they had finished it hurt so much I couldn't walk."
Dora's story, as she tells it, started with a Land Rover full of war veterans drawing up at the door around 10pm one evening in June, while her father was away, and ended with her left bruised and bleeding at 2.30am. "There had been a bad luck owl in the msasa tree that day," she said, recalling hearing it in between passing out. But the real beginning of the horror can be traced back to March when her village voted against Mugabe in the presidential elections. For rape has become the latest weapon in Mugabe's war on his own population. Dora's echoing screams on the African night was a warning to all the other villagers as to what might happen to those who even think of defying the president again.
Dora is one of hundreds of young girls who are being raped in the fields and mountains of rural Zimbabwe every month as part of what human rights workers are calling a "systematic political cleansing of the population".
Many of the girls are taken to camps run by Mugabe's youth militia, the Green Bombers, a sinister parallel to the rape camps of Bosnian Muslim women established by Serb forces in the early 1990s. And with half the country facing starvation, more and more youths are being lured to join the militia by the prospect of food.
"We're seeing an enormous prevalence of rape and enough cases to say it's being used by the state as a political tool with women and girls being raped because they are wives, girlfriends or daughters of political activists," said Tony Reeler, the clinical director of the Amani Trust, a Harare-based organisation that monitors and treats torture victims. "There are also horrific cases of girls as young as 12 or 13 being taken off to militia camps, used and abused and kept in forced concubinage. But I suspect, as with Bosnia, the real extent of what is happening is going to take a hell of a long time to come out."Rape goes unreported in many countries but more so in Africa, particularly in rural areas where a raped daughter is seen as bringing shame on the family and afterwards becomes hard to marry. The pressure to remain silent is even stronger in a repressive police state where the police are often the perpetrators. Dora's family did go to the police station only to be laughed at with the words: "We're not fools to arrest one of our colleagues."
Nor do many rape victims receive medical treatment. In Dora's case the local clinic had no drugs and the family did not have the money to take her to hospital, so she is being treated with traditional herbs. Her own dreams of becoming a nurse are in tatters as she is terrified that she may have been infected with the Aids virus.
In a month-long investigation, one of the most disturbing I have ever conducted in 15 years of foreign reporting, I and The Sunday Telegraph's photographer Justin Sutcliffe visited villages in the Zambezi valley, Matabeleland and Manicaland, interviewing rape victims and their families in secret locations.
We talked to a teacher beaten so badly that she had lost her baby, and a former militia member who had participated in the raping and pillaging intended to pacify the countryside. We found a population living in terror, some towns completely "cleansed" of all opposition. We spent a night in terror ourselves when our car broke down in a village in the Zambezi valley, 40 miles from the nearest telephone, leaving us to listen to chants of "Pasi ne murungu" ("Down with the white man") and other slogans of Mugabe's ruling Zanu-PF party coming from a group of men around a fire.
The only signs of anything amiss are the long snaking queues for bread, sugar and fuel, the absence of maize (previously the country's staple food) from all shops, and the number of people simply hanging around. Unemployment has now reached 70 per cent of the working population.
In the rural areas that Zimbabwe's Marxist president regards as his stronghold it is a different story. Furious that so many of "his" people voted against him in elections - which he knows very well he did not really win - and incensed by calls such as that last week from the Bush administration demanding a rerun, he has unleashed his forces to wreak revenge in the most horrible manner.
At his inauguration in April, the 78-year-old who has ruled the country since independence in 1980, warned the opposition: "We'll make them run if they haven't run before." Imagining his declaration of victory would bring an end to the violence which had dogged the campaign, no one then realised the lengths to which he was prepared to go.
Officials now speak of "taking the system back to zero" and of reducing the country's 12 million population in a chilling echo of what the Khmer Rouge did in Cambodia in the 1970s and seem to even be employing similar tactics of emptying cities and targeting teachers.
Last week Didymus Mutasa, the organisation secretary of Zanu-PF, said: "We would be better off with only six million people, with our own people who support the liberation struggle."
The situation is particularly bad in Manicaland, or Eastern Highlands as the settlers called it, apparently reminded of Scotland by its misty mountains. In the town of Buhera, anyone who is against Mugabe has been forced to flee. Many have been served with court orders not allowing them back into the area until October 2, three days after the elections. In Chiminga, the court officials have fled because they had been beaten by Zanu-PF militia for granting bail to MDC members.
"Mugabe has no intention of being challenged again," said Roy Bennett, the opposition MP for Chimanimani in Manicaland. "He looks at anyone who doesn't support Zanu-PF as an enemy of the state who must be crushed using any means, and he has completely politicised the police."The outside world has played into Mugabe's hands by focusing on the plight of the 4,300 white farmers and the bizarre attempts to destroy commercial agriculture at a time when half his population is threatened with starvation. Hundreds of white farmers have been arrested over the past 10 days for defying a government order to move off their land.
The other evil that he is perpetrating in the countryside is not easy to investigate. Mugabe has stationed two officers from his feared Central Intelligence Organisation in every village; merely talking to a murungu, or white man, can lead to interrogation or beatings. Driving around remote eastern and northern areas, not knowing who might be watching or what side they might be on is an eerie experience.
In areas such as Hwedza, where most of the farmers have been evicted, the war veterans who have taken over are setting fire to the fields to prepare them for traditional subsistence farming. Plumes of smoke dot the horizon and flames lick the side of the road - at times it seems as if the whole country is burning. Every so often a white homestead surrounded by red bougainvillea and jacaranda trees comes into view, a strange island amid the blackened land.
"The Black Boots [police] burnt my house," said 47-year-old George, an MDC campaigner forced to flee Buhera two weeks ago. "We don't own much but they smashed all we had in front of my children, then urinated in the small amounts of sugar and flour we had left."The villagers' greatest fear is being taken to one of the camps. They were set up before the elections to train the youth militia to harass the MDC and many remain in existence. Apparently funded from the Food to Work programme, under which youths are supposed to receive food aid for work such as road building, they form the centres for Mugabe's terror campaign.
We visited one of the most notorious at Bazeley River in Manicaland. On the main road outside the camp was a police roadblock, clearly designed to stop anyone getting near. With The Corrs blaring from our car stereo, however, they believed our story of being tourists lost in search of a particular mountain and incredibly let us through.
We reached the camp by crossing a narrow bridge and driving up a dirt track. The series of tents around a trestle table at which young men were helping themselves to breakfast looked unnervingly like a scout camp apart from the "Do Not Enter" sign painted angrily on the gate, the surly red-eyed men hanging around wearing T-shirts bearing the legend "The Third Chimurenga", after the liberation war, and pictures of Osama bin Laden.
"They took me in to one of the tents and forced me to lie on my stomach and said they would keep beating me until I defecated. I told them I had already defecated in my pants but they said: 'No, you must defecate your whole intestines.' Finally they stopped and made me crawl in the mud. When they let me go, they said this is only a taste of what will happen to you."A former member of the youth militia, who fled because he was so appalled at what he was being ordered to do and is now in hiding, agreed to talk to The Sunday Telegraph about what went on in the camp.
"I was desperate," he said. "I had lost my job in a fried chicken takeaway last November and have a wife and 13-month-old baby girl to support. So when Zanu-PF people came around our houses I joined. They said we would get Z$50,000 [about £600] but we didn't get any money, just food and beer.
"There were about 200 of us in the camp and we called ourselves 'the taliban'. Our doctrine was to be against the white man, he was our worst enemy, and our hero was bin Laden because of the way he stood up against the West.
"We were trained to be vigilant, always looking for opposition supporters, and were told if we saw anyone with an MDC T-shirt we must assault them with whips, catapults, steel bars. The idea was to instil fear in people so they would be frightened to vote and to take revenge against those who had.
"Then a couple of months ago they said it is the women who are behind this campaign to bring back white rule. They told us to take them to the bush, that they are daughters of dogs and coconuts, and to bring young ones back to the camp to service us. When I said we can't do this, that these are our sisters, they accused me of being a 'sell-out' and beat me."
"One night around midnight we were woken by banging on the door," she recalled. "There were about 25 men. They demanded to know where my parents were. I told them that they were away at a funeral but they refused to believe me.In tears, she added: "I told my brother. We didn't know what to do, we were just children."
"They took everything out of the cupboards, all our pots and plates, and started breaking them with iron bars. I begged them to stop but they said: 'You must pay the price for what your parents have done.' One of them asked me if I'd ever slept with a man. I said no, and he said: 'Today you start, come and show us the white in you.' He stuck his hand in my mouth to stop me screaming. When he had finished he peed on me."
When Sara's father discovered what had happened he was outraged.
"I went to the police and they said: 'You people voted for a nonsense party, why didn't you vote for Zanu-PF?' "The names of the rape victims have been changed for their protection
Shaking his head, Sara's father insists: "This is not a local thing, it's from the top, from the president himself. This is a monster government doing monstrous things."
The following report appeared on the IOL website 29 August 2002:
Harare - Zimbabwean police raided the Harare offices on Thursday of the Amani Trust, which aids victims of political violence, and arrested the organisation's doctor who treats torture victims.
The raid took place hours after the Harare office of an independent radio production organisation, Voice of the People, was destroyed, allegedly by a bomb.
The gate to the Amani Trust's office in central Harare was locked on Thursday while police went through documents.
An administrator who asked not to be named said plainclothed officers of the police law and order section arrived at about 11.30am with a search warrant. While some officers searched the premises, others took Dr Frances Lovemore to the Harare central police station.
Lovemore was accompanied by her lawyer, he said. The administrator said he had not seen the search warrant and the officers conducting the search refused to say what they were looking for.
It followed weekend reports on research conducted by the trust which alleged that members of President Robert Mugabe's militia were raping young women suspected of supporting the opposition Movement for Democratic Change.
The trust, which was believed to have evidence of the Mugabe government's alleged campaign of violence and torture of its opponents, has regularly been accused by authorities of acting as an agent for Western powers. - Sapa
The following report appeared on the IOL website 14 November 2002:
The Zimbabwean government warned a leading human rights group its leaders faced arrest for failing to meet new registration regulations as a non-governmental organisation, state radio reported on Thursday.
The Amani Trust, which has compiled detailed reports of human rights violations and political violence in Zimbabwe has not registered with the government as they had been ordered to on September 13, the radio said.
The government accused the trust of conducting "clandestine operations to unseat it", which had been partly funded by Britain, the former colonial power, the radio reported.
In August, Amani director Frances Lovemore was charged with allegedly releasing false reports on torture and rape blamed on ruling party militants. She was freed and has yet to be tried.
Zimbabwe has been wracked by political violence Officials of the trust were not immediately available for comment.
At the time of the September 13 directive, local charities and human rights groups, including the Amani Trust, said they were registered under existing laws and planned to challenge the new rule on the grounds that it violated their constitutional right to freely carry out their activities.
Zimbabwe has been wracked by political violence and economic turmoil for the past two and a half years.
More than half the population of 12,5 million face hunger in the coming months after disruptions in the agricultural economy blamed on a drought and the government's seizure of thousands of commercial farms. - Sapa-AP
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The fact that man no longer has respect for his own body and for others is a disgrace unto God Himself. I believe that God will deal justly with those that defile His temple! And i also beleive that He shall deal with them using us, his servants. Its still disgusting what is happening in this world that He created..where have we gone wrong? Stephanie sailorminimoon7_at_aol.com We to make this stop!!!!! We have to make these perverts stop hurting these sweet innocent girls they are just wrong!!!!! If they are doing this they don't belong any place,any where or any states!!!!! I hope they get this under controlle this is sick and wrong!!!! My daughter is onley 1 month old. we need protection!! I know how they feel cause I've been raped too!! This is out of controlled they have to do something about this really i'm serios!!!!! Patricia Edwin patsy12_edwin RAPE Do you monsters know for sure what harm you bring to others. You go ahead and rape. Ever placed those victims in your family members and then seen their plight.Well most of you are animals so maybe there is no human left in you. I prefer by not passing a message to you as i cannot degrade my self to you degraded limit. As for you who are harassed i pray earnestly that you always find happiness wherever you go and Friends you will always have a friend in me George george.roux_at_t-online.de Rape THE DEATH PENALTY SHOULD BE GIVEN TO RAPE OFFENDERS_ NOT EVEN THE APARTHEID REGIME RAPED PEOPLE FOR "ANTI_GOVERNMENT" ACTIVITIES.DON'T YOU THINK NOW THAT THINGS WERE BETTER IN THE TIMES OF IAN SMITH? thalapathy krss_kool_at_yahoo.com rape only law has put punishments so that the word rape in future becomes a threat.jai hind poly razzougai_at_yahoo.fr 22 love true and hearful Rapist basher Anonymous Rapists Isn't it disgusting. There are even some sick bastards in this forum asking for rape pics to be sent to their email? These days many people seem to think rape is entertainment..its so sad, that they can't get a willing date because they are losers. I hate the "leaders" of these stupid backwaters countries, do they really expect their people to like or respect them? I pray for these people to put their pain behind them and continue the fight for justice. These idiots have ruined peoples lives and for no good reason. they must pay! Any rapist I see? He'll get his nuts blown off and his itty bitty willy sliced into quaters and stuffed in his mouth. Dr Ijames drijames_at_msn.com Troubled world Our wourld is troubled and it will get worse, it is time for us to call on the Name of the Most High God and His son Jesus Christ robert lonelyheartrob2003_at_yahoo.com raptist need there balls cut off anyone tht has been raped I am sorry that there are wild animals out there . i cant understand it there many many willing ladies out there . why force it . when i drive a trk and i have girls wanting sex knocking on my door all theh time in trk stops. My best friend was raped by 3 men and if I catch you bastards . you will find out what ball removal feels like n a broom stick shoved up your ass.. I get tired of been lonely at times but when i need sex i got gays tht will take care of me .. If i catch anyone trying to rape a lady or girl that will be day you die. and if any girl been raped n wants revenge . i got just the ppl tht will be willing to help you out Vengeful Anonymous General Comment rape is sick, an the laws need to be increased dramatically or ppl need to take it into there own hands seen as the police arent tough enough on it, u hear about rapist murderers gettin away in court coz some stupid loop hole i he law system this is where we need mobs to take over Visitor Anonymous rape it is not right 4 ppl 2 get raped visitor [blueandblushcandy]_at_hotmail.co.uk sex and rapppppe we will get those sick bastards and rapists winstone sharradm_at_yahoo.co.uk immorality the world is headed to the dogs if we dont stop these brutish and beastly acts. David Hall Anonymous STOP THIS EVIL I believe women are the leaders,all women are good, women are fair.Please stand up with pride and scream-"I SUPPORT WOMENS LIBERATION!!!" kristy Boyle hotbitch_at_yahoo.com raped I almost got raped!!!!!!!!!!!! MICHELLELYNN olympicplr_6_at_hotmail.com RAPE I KNOW THAT THE FACT THAT IF VICTIMS WHO WERE RAPED BY STRANGERS, CRIMINALS, OR EVEN BY GROUP OF SEX OFFENDERS SHOLD TESTIFIED AGAINST SOMEONE WHO DID ALL THE SEXUAL ABUSE OR RAPE JUST TO PUT ALL THE TYPE OF PEOPLE THAT DID THE STUPIDIEST THING WHICH IS SO TOTALL WRONG ESPECIALLY WHEN SOME WOMEN FROMDIFFERENT COUNTRIES OR STATES WHO HAVE BEEN SEXUALLY ABUSED OR RAPED BY THEIR HUSBAND, WHICH OBVIOUSLY PUT ALL THE WOMEN IN A SPECIAL PROGRAM CALLED WOMEN'S SHELTER PROTECTON PROGRAM WHERE ALL MEN CAN NOT GO ANYWHERE NEAR THE WOMEN THEY RAPED OR ANY OTHER CASES. X Anonymous General Comment Wow you all have really great comments but how do you tell someone that. I cant tell because I dont know how to. It's all just some horrible nightmare i want to wake up from. no one will understand. Michelle Lee Kim michelleleekim_at_yahoo.com Something must be done! To read what has been happening in this country is extremely frightening! This political cleansing of a people. Forcing them to give up their democratic right to vote by using such intense violence! I am not surprised that some of the soldiers who had joined balked from it! It is so very wrong and inhumane. But.. I must say to all the young victims and their families...God does not sleep and help is most definately on its way from International observers..watching and just waiting to make their move to help those in need. So have no fear... you will all be rescued from this madness soon! M. Lee Kim Trinidad West Indies rob robmacgillivray_at_yahoo.com disgust After reading this I was furious that anyone who considered themselves human could let this happen. 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Fax: 44-1223-56 11 31. email@example.com rapist Anonymous General Comment rape is good... simbarashe manzira symbarashe02_at_yahoo.com rape What is the role of policeman if they can"t bring to book the perpetraters of rape.Lets pray to god that one day we shall live in this world without fear.Rape is so disgusting and a human being might live his/her whole life disturbing.SAY NO TO RAPE POLICE ITS YOUR DUTY ! SAVE ZIM YOUTH LIFE miranda lilpimpitypimp420_at_yahoo,com that is wrong i feel sorry for the people get raped that is wrong i hope they die i am only 12 almost 13 that is really wrong why would somebody what to do that to a little girl i hope they are locked up for that and get killed that is mean they need some help for that that is why i dont like the dark your to go eany wear ather dark i feel bad when somebody dies over they getting raped i cant stand people like that i love my sisters and my family and my friends i dont what eanything to happen to them i love them with all my heart i love the people that die over stuff that is really wrong i hope they learn a leason from that i feel really bad. ps miranda people are really wrong.bye anna daugherty www.ann_daugherty2003_at_yahoo.com rapers any man who would do all of this to a gurl are not even worth living and needs to de shot or punished in a very bad way i have had it done to me and it is not fun for anyone and it is always going to de there with you no matter what you do to get it off your mind it happend to me all the time when i was young and that was 14 years ago and i am now 17 and it still goes every where with me and it is always on my mind and i will never de adle to get over it untill i die and it will always hunt me and i cant do any thing about it and the people who sone it to me acts like it never happened and it was my family and now i cant trust a guy and i dont get into a real relation ship cause i cant trust them or dont know if i can trust them and i am really scared of guys and dont know how to act when i am around them so if you plan on doing it think about this and hope fully you will change your mind . love always a gurl with a mind from nowere ang i_hate_her_at_hotmail.com t's happened to me i've got raped my boy friend set it all up he was enjoying it all he thought it was funny. victem annonymous victem ihave just been raped and am still unsure how to deal with it, it is unfair and these people cannot get away with it, its so unnatural and wrong! katie Adelmeyer www.peeweepopper_at_hotmail.com get help my father raped me when i was little he told me it was a game. I was little i did not know any better and I was raped again this past year i had an abortion. Dont let any body force you to do things you dont want to do because the only person who does not want it is you and dont become pregnant and be forced to have an abortion because nobody needs to feel that pain. i am glad i said something because i am 15 and it is finaly going to stop Steve steve1rli_at_aol.com new aparthied Thank Jimmy Carter, Margaret Thatcher, Andrew Young and a host of other liberal assholes for letting this terrible thing happen to Rhodesia. Every time one of these hypocrites get a 'peace prize award', one should vomit immediately. Just imagine letting ONE t-shirt being seen in the open that read "All blacks out by 2005" ?? These animals/savages have no self control and again its back to tribe vs tribe and what did the civilizied world do back then? It conquered and set about rules and enforced them. Now with NO rules and a free-for-all enveloping most of the african continent, who is to blame? Is it the whites who gave in to butchers and heathens so easily or is it the black govts and the black terrorists who cannot control themselves mentally and physically? Why do you think there is a white brain drain imposed on RSA? Look at all of africa.....see any truly republics where freedom happens? Look from top to bottom......arabs to the southern tip of RSA. The handwriting is on the wall for whites. Get out now. Wherever and whenever. Stop the hanging on dreams. It ain't getting any better. Sad, sad, sad.........and by the way, two things I never put up with while with the Rho security forces, rape and killing/poaching of animals. Totally enforced. Rape has no excuse whatsoever. Wish I could tell you what we did with rapists......really I do. Cheers! Chelsea Lewis little_sexy_one_12052_at_yahoo.com Rape When I was about 5 years old I was raped by my mothers boyfriend. He aske dme over to his house beat me then raped me and 'til this day still have the scars. That man i think may be in prison but i am not really sure. Visitor anonymous devilish don't worry one way or another god will punish those bastards. William J. Gibbon cryptoman2_at_yahoo.com Operation White Chimurega I've heard that there is a plot afoot to invade Zimbabwe. Not by britain or the USA, but an international "concern" that is training 20,000 soldiers as part of an international brigade under the leadership of former Selous Scouts and memebers of the now disbanded South African 32 Regiment. I hope it's true. Bill Gibbons Visitor Anonymous WE WILL ALL BE JUDGED ON DAY WE NEED TO PRAY, THE WORLD IS COMING TO AN END, ALL THIS THAT IS GOING ON IS TOLD OF IN THE BIBLE, AS IT WAS IN THE DAYS OF NOAH SO SHALL IT BE IN THE END TIMES,THE ONLY WAY OUT, IS THROUGH JESUS, JUST PRAY AND ASK HIM FOR PROTECTION AND GIVE YOUR LIFE TO HIM.I AM TOTALLY DISGUSTED AT EVERYTHING GOING ON IN ZIMBABWE, THE EVIL.ALL I CAN SAY IS THAT WE NEED TO PRAY AS A NATION BECAUSE THIS EVIL IS NOT GOING TO GET ANY BETTER, IT WILL GET WORSE, BUT TO THE PEOPLE COMMITTING THIS EVIL,YOUR REWARD WILL BE MILLIONS WORSE, I AM SO CUT UP BY THE ARTICLES AND I CANNOT IMAGINE ANY NORMAL PERSON DOING THINGS LIKE THAT. Brittany bsturguess08_at_hotmail.com SICK I THINK THAT IF U RAPE SOMEONE THEN U SHOULD BE TAKEN OUT SOMEWHERE AND SHOT LIKE 50 MILLION TIMES.THAT RUINES PEOPLES LIVES U GOTTA THINK WHAT HAPPENS NEXT???? IF U R A GUY WHO HAS RAPED A GIRL AND U READ THIS MY COMENT TO U IS TO BURN IN HELL. tweety Anonymous raped i love having sex but not being raped LL anonymous RAPE WHY WOULD ANY MAN IN HIS WRIGHT MIND DO SOMETHING LIKE THIS! I KNOW THERE ARE MAN THAT HAVE KIDS THAT DO THESE THINGS, THEY KNOW THEY DON'T WANT THAT TO HAPPEN TO THERE LITTLE GIRL. THESE PERVERTED MAN DON'T KNOW WHAT KINDS OF DIRTY THINGS THEY ARE PUTTING IN OUR YOUNG LADYS BODIES. THAT'S WHY THERE ARE SO MANY PEOPLE DIEING FROM THIS, BECAUSE THEY CATCH THE DIEASE FROM SOME DIRTY NOT RIGHT IN THE HEAD MAN!!!!!!!!!!! casidy anonymous rape Ithinx wen the ppl dat rapes peeps should get their ass jumped by peeps dat care bout da rape sistim. i never been raped but watchin shows dat peeps got raped is vary painful 2 watch.. well rite bac soon Rochelle Flagg dawayne667_at_yahoo.com Rape It it is a shame when your child comes home and tells you that they have been raped. To know that they were forced to lay doewn with someone. Tara anonymous rape ppl that get raped should no do anything about it expect go tell a parent or the police "i have a friend that had sex and her mom found out and she thold her mom that he raped her." Dont lie about it . That will get you into trouble. Zell Anonymous horrible That's how life goes... had to adapt and pretend it doesn't happen if you wish to live peacefully. yuna Anonymous why? wonder why ppl always gette way easy with stuff like that? and honest ppl get victems death shadow1234456_at_yahoo.co.uk its horrible hi im a 13 year old white boy i have a black mate who comes from zimbabwe and i dont normley come on this 1 i go on the supreem court 1 u know the 1 4 gay kids and men its sick Jenni brianone2_at_aol.com this is serious i think all these rapes are very serious i mean when i get 24yrs i am going to go to the rape camps of Zimbabwe and stop this so that no girl will face it ever again Sarah preventpoor_at_yahoo.com rape There is nothing I can say, except this; those bastards better hope they don't meet me on a dark night. Claire cool_girl5622_at_hotmail.com rape we need to stop this! what can we do? I feel so sorry for these people who were raped. i want to help all zimbabwe especially all these poor girls. my daughter is only 12. gdemo giandemo_at_hotmail.com Zimbabwe I have been working in Zimbabwe from 1986 to 1988 and I am still used to think that it is the better place I've ever been, or perhaps I will ever be. I am actually shocked and horryfied of what I read here and I am thinking why it is so easy to instill such a dreadful view of the human things in minds that did not seem to carry any type of predisposition to that. Why these things happen is a question with no answer to me. I only hope and pray that all of this will be soon over and that this fine Country will be again one of the better place in the world. Nancy Dorr dorrnancy_at_yahoo.com Child Gang Rape I was raped by my father and men he allowed to participate. One rape was filmed. These assaults went on through several years of my childhood. These rapes happened 40 years ago, but I live with the memories every day. I am going public because the shame and guilt I have carried all these years belongs on the men who perpetrated this horror on me. Rape is a hate crime....a violence against the female gender. I will be silent no more. Make me the face of child gang rape. I wish I could help the other little girls raped. What could I do? Alex cutemooney116 This is terrible This is terrible all these policeman who are suppose2 be our friend comitting sucha crime to these innocent children...IT NEEDS TO BE STOPPED. right away!!! anon Anonymous tragedy What a world that we live in where those in desperate need are ignored and the selfish nature of human beings is reveiled. Mankind will pay for their tolerance of such atrocities to members of their own species. So comes judgement day. May God have mercy on us all and help ease the souls of those troubled. anon e_w_at_hotmail.com sick arnoland jones you are a sick man to want to see pictures the info is horrifying enough. Ashley Anonymous me to well when i was lil i got picked up and had that stuff happen to me to i feel so bad about it Heedick mheedick_at_ntlworld.com the new "Aparthiad" Once, a while ago, the world waggled its finger at the bad, bad whites, and so, that aparthiad was abolished! In it's place is a far more evil aparthiad system, but now the world turns it's face away, as man's inhumanity against its own fellow man is unleashed, when will the world realise that GREED and CORRUPTION is the base of these children's new aparthied, will the world NOW turn away???? Wakanska wakanska_at_sbcglobal.net False mullahs Read "Millionaire Mullahs", by a brilliant and brave Russian journalist who worked for Forbes magazine. This man was murdered for the truth. There is a conspiracy between Russian operatives and these mullahs to direct terrorist attacks at the US. Their motive in primarily economic and political. The goal is to break the US, much as the anarchists broke the Romanov dynasty of Russia, by monkeywrenching, chaos and activism, both legal and illegal. Wakanska wakanska_at_sbcglobal.net Comrade Mugabe The problem is not with the race of man, but with what is in his mind and heart. It is a problem with evil. Evil takes all forms, and evil is now in Zimbabwe, ravaging the people. Woe to any who fall under the spell and lies of socialism and Marxism. This is what comes of it, and once it is in power, it will not release it's hold until many have been tortured and dead. Resist socialism and Marxism, which now ravage Africa and have operatives in the Middle East, working through false mullahs who mislead and lie to the faithful of Islam for the pay they get from their Marxist / socialist (probably Russian and Chinese) handlers. The truth will be known, but we have little time left. ann mcfarlane mcneiannmr_at_hot mail.com Dora Gang raped The BASTARDS who done this should be shot vic anonymous rapers Its sad to hear girls so tender are rapped. Perpetrators should be castrated. I am a mother of girls too. May the good lord bless all victims of such horrific experiences. albert-jan roffel albertjan_89_at_hotmail.com rapers hay i,m a 15 years old boy from holland. i have seen youre site and i really hate it when childeren get raped. its horibble . that's what i wanted to say JDS jessesieben5_at_hotmail.com Awful I think Im going to be sick, what kind of world do we live in? I wish the people here knew about this, I think everyone should. It needs to be known. Rob Anonymous Zimbabwe Ever wonder why there is always chaos when a black is in power?????? wateva firstname.lastname@example.org bastards those of u who want pictures mae me sick ....you dirty minded perverts mostharmless email@example.com arnold jones in my country we shoot this basterds dead. i think more that that man who's say that he used the pictures for study kickt on these pictures . in my case im been raped to and one thing i know is for sure, you can't finish your study with pictures from raped childeren or man, or women but i dont believe theres a study about this. Maxwell firstname.lastname@example.org arnold jones Does anyone in their right mind believe that "arnold jones" is interested in rape photos for some sort of perverse study? Beadvised people, this piece of pig excrement is most likely the same type of individual who hangs around in internet chat rooms looking for a bit of "action" from 13 year old girls. A poser and a fraud through and through. Bethany email@example.com correction Zimbabwe* Bethany firstname.lastname@example.org Zambabwe I am doing a presentation on Zambabwe, and the articles on this website give to me a new way to approach the material. Thanks mishy email@example.com this article America can justify going into Iraq and other countries cause of people being mistreated. I am ashamed of my own government for not mentioning or even noticing this happening. We can protect those who don't want to be protected (Iraqie women) but yet we can't overstep ourselves for children? CHILDREN who are being treated like this. BAH someone in this world needs to get some BALLS and just kill the bastard in charge of all of this, and casterate any of those known to have participated in the rape of a child. sdfg Anonymous wong that iz so not right.where iz the love peeps!/! Jay Abdul firstname.lastname@example.org Mugabe Arnold, you are out of your mind and I totally agree with the rest and I too wonder what studies are you in or wonder if you just enjoyed the picture. As for those poor girls, I am deeply sorry for what had happened and Mugabe should be raped till he split into two! tonyrea Anonymous Mugabe He should be raped in the brain with a bullet. Gita Anonymous rape Shame on Arnold Jones. Why do you need the pictures of a poor raped kid? What do you want to study from it? I pray to god. Every girl should be rescued from the brutal ruler Mugabe. I really wish all the people are rescued and spend a peaceful life. May be they are suffering with hunger and poverty But it very painful to have this kind of torture with him. I can not do anything for them but the least, I will pray for them. Wong, L. email@example.com gang rape It is really sad that children are enduring horriable experiences like rape. Takelya t71106 @yahoo.com Rape This is pretty sad and I hope that I never have to live in a place, where horrible things such as this happen. I mean, it could happen but to happen in such a sad and pointless way is ludicrous! Jaco Strauss firstname.lastname@example.org dora 12 gang-raped I don't think pictures of a child who got raped can contribute anything to any study. What on earth are you studying and what on earth can such tragic evidence contribute!?!?!?! arnold jones email@example.com dora 12 gang-raped i would like to see rape pictures of dora being raped for a study plese send pictures of the rape. thank you stevens firstname.lastname@example.org Mugabe The British Govt. put Mugabe in power even though they knew that the 1980 elections were won by intimidation, they just wanted out. The people of Zimbabwe were expendable in the big British political picture. Black and white have suffered for this abdication to mob rule by the British Govt. They as well as Mugabe should be held liable at the courts for human rights violations, since they knew what was coming.
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