In Zimbabwe, a play once banned by former president Robert Mugabe has now been performed by a local theater group for the first time. In 2012, the government stopped the performance of the play, called 1983: The Dark Years. The story focuses on the horror of a government crackdown against opposition supporters in the early 1980s that human rights groups say also killed 20,000 civilians. VOA’s Deborah Block has more.

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