First, Liberal MP Keith Martin pushed for Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to be indicted under Canada's crimes against humanity laws last year. Then Foreign Affairs Minister Peter MacKay met Arthur Mutambara, one of the leaders of Zimbabwe's opposition parties, the Movement for Democratic Change, two weeks ago and promised moral support. Last week, Conservative Senator Hugh Segal introduced a motion in the Senate requesting Canada to cut off diplomatic ties with the southern African country. Such a motion in the Senate would normally not raise eyebrows, but the fact that it passed unanimously indicates that there is a growing consensus of...
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