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Zimbabwe Expels Foreign Journalists

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Zimbabwe Expels Foreign Journalists

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Zimbabwe Expels Foreign Journalists

Zimbabwe Expels Foreign Journalists

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As Zimbabwe prepares for parliamentary elections next month, President Robert Mugabe has expelled nearly all foreign journalists. Jaan Raath, a freelance journalist for The Times of London, left Zimbabwe last week. He was accused of practicing journalism without a license, espionage and violating foreign currency laws.