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Zimbabwe eyes plan to spy on citizens (AP)
Populux | July 24, 2006 at 02:51 amby
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Times are hard and getting harder in Zimbabwe, where people too proud to cry about hunger, joblessness and misrule could soon find it too dangerous to joke about them. Parliament plans to debate proposals next month to empower the secret police to eavesdrop on mail, e-mail and phones without any court approval. The government denies any sinister intent, saying it is putting its anti-terrorism legislation in line with international practice. But Zimbabwe is not on the ...