US imposes sanction on Zimbabwe’s security minister

The United States has imposed sanctions on Zimbabwe’s state security minister, Owen Ncube. Owen Ncube is accused by the US government of being involved in “gross violations of human rights.” U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Friday that the “Zimbabwean government’s use of state-sanctioned violence against” protesters, opposition leaders and labor leaders. The statement further noted that the US government “has credible information that Owen Ncube was involved in gross violations of human rights in his capacity as Zimbabwe’s Minister of State for National Security.” “We…

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