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Zimbabwe opposition boycotts parliament

MDC refuses to attend opening, saying President Robert Mugabe rigged recent election.

Last Modified: 17 Sep 2013 18:55
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Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change, has boycotted the opening of parliament.

It says the July election was rigged.

President Robert Mugabe’s Zanu PF party has two-thirds majority in the national assembly.

Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.

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