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How civil society blocked an arms shipment to Zimbabwe

Earlier this month, the Southern African Litigation Centre, based in Johannesburg, posted this video about a wonderful act of nonviolence that took place in April 2008, when dockworkers in South Africa, Mozambique, Namibia and Angola refused to unload weapons from a Chinese ship that were destined for Zimbabwe’s Defense Forces.

To learn more about this great case study, check out this in depth report from the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA), which was published last summer.