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Last updated: 14 December, 2007 - Published 16:27 GMT
 
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Amnesty International accuse police in Zimbabwe of beating up government critics

According to Amnesty International, the police in Zimbabwe are still beating up and torturing human rights activists and political opponents

The human rights watchdog claims the abuses are being carried out even as the mediation process to resolve the political impasse in the country is taking place

We talk to Simeon Mawanza, a researcher with Amnesty International, in Johannesburg

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