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Robert Mugabe's Birthday: Six Reasons Not To Celebrate The Dictator Turning 90

21/02/2014 07:00 GMT | Updated 24/02/2014 19:59 GMT

It's a special day for the world's oldest dictator, as Robert Mugabe turns 90.

As is customary for such occasions, it's set to be a lavish affair, as poverty-stricken Zimbabwe spends a reported $1m on celebrating his 34 years in power.

Now we don't want to be party poopers.

But here, should you need it, courtesy of Human Rights Watch, are six reasons not to join the celebrations:

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