Murdered White Farmers 'Not Worth As Much Publicity'

Deputy Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe Governor Jesimen Chipika has said "just four" white farmers had died during the land reform programme and the deaths were too few to warrant widespread media coverage. Human rights groups say at least 13 white farmers were killed in the first months of the fast-track land reform programme that was introduced by President Robert Mugabe's government in 2000.



  • Zimbabwe:   'Only Four Whites Killed, Why Bother?'

    New Zimbabwe, 4 September 2017

    White commercial farmers killed at the height of farm invasions in 2000 were too few to warrant the wide media coverage they got at home and abroad, the Deputy Reserve Bank of… Read more »

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A group sings war songs at a farm during the 2000 land grabs.