Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:52 pm on 10th December 2002.

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Photo of Lord Hughes of Woodside Lord Hughes of Woodside Labour 2:52 pm, 10th December 2002

My Lords, is it possible to check, among some of the most lurid reporting on Zimbabwe, whether the statement attributed to Didimas Matasa that he would be content to see 6 million Zimbabweans die from starvation because it would make the handling of Zimbabwe's economy easier? Can that possibly be true?