Morgan Tsvangirai, leader of the Zimbabwean opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), and several other members of his party were detained in a police raid in the capital, Harare, on Wednesday, said party officials and lawyers. Police denied picking up Tsvangirai but confirmed a crackdown on “perpetrators of violence.” Their detention came as President Robert Mugabe was set to attend a South African Development Community (SADC) meeting in Tanzania March 29-30, called to discuss Zimbabwe (IRIN)

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