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Zimbabwe’s opposition leader has withdrawn from Friday’s scheduled run-off election and taken refuge in the Dutch embassy as reports of the government’s violent crackdown intensify.
- Ralph Black deputy chief representative in the United States for Zimbabwe's opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change.
- Michelle Gavin adjunct fellow for Africa, Council on Foreign Relations
- Robert Guest Washington correspondent for "The Economist;" covered Africa for the magazine from 1998-2005
- Akwe Amosu Senior Policy Analyst for Africa, Open Society Institute
- Assistant Secretary Jendayi Frazer assistant secretary of state for African affairs
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