Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe Granted Immunity, Military Says

Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, center, arrives for a student graduation ceremony at Zimbabwe Open University in Harare, Zimbabwe, on Friday. Mugabe has been pressured to resign. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Godfrey Marawanyika

Zimbabwe’s former president Robert Mugabe and his wife have been granted immunity, the military said Thursday, allowing the couple to remain in the country.

He has been accused of ordering a string of massacres in the early- to mid-1980s in opposition strongholds to consolidate his power. Up to 20,000 people were killed, academics say.

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