Which of the following actions taken by Robert Mugabe go against the ethos of democracy?
He allowed fair practices in elections.
He declared public protests as illegal.
He gave freedom to press and media.
He introduced social welfare schemes.
The correct option is C He declared public protests as illegal.
Zimbabwe gained independence from the white minority rule in 1980. Since then, the country has been ruled by the Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic Front. This party led the freedom struggle of Zimbabwe under the leadership of Robert Mugabe. After its independence, Robert Mugabe became the ruler of Zimbabwe. He began to use unfair practices to win the elections. Opposition party workers were harassed, and their meetings were disrupted. Public protests and demonstrations against the government were declared illegal. Laws were made to limit the right to criticise the President.