History Repeating itself in Zimbabwe? Evictions in 2002 and 1948

January 2003
Robin Palmer (Oxfam GB Land Policy Adviser)

Presents two personal testimonies of eviction and dispossession to illustrate the long and complex political history of land in Zimbabwe. The first concerns the eviction of white commercial farmers from one district in December 2002, the second of black peasant farmers in 1948, to make way for the white post-1945 white war veterans.