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green bomber

green bomber
 n.— «Mr Wafawarova was a key official in the Ministry of Youth in Zimbabwe responsible for the training youth militias to torture in camps around the country. The youth militias known in Zimbabwe as “green bombers” have been exposed and widely condemned by Amnesty International and the BBC Panorama program as responsible for widespread human rights abuses including rape, torture and murder of members of the opposition.» —“ABC radio report on family of ZPF in Australia, alleged militia leader” SW Radio Africa (Zimbabwe) May 27, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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