[JURIST] Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) [party website] on Friday dropped [press release] a legal challenge against the recent presidential election results, claiming that they would not receive a fair hearing. President Robert Mugabe [BBC profile] who has governed Zimbabwe since it gained its independence in 1980, and his ZANU-PF [party website] party were named the election winners on July 31. MDC filed a motion for Zimbabwe's constitutional court to overturn the election result. Despite declining to challenge the...

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