Fearless young Zimbabweans face up to world's oldest leader
Updated 1612 GMT (0012 HKT) September 13, 2016
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- Robert Mugabe has been in power for 36 years, often with an iron fist
- He's been able to suppress or survive attempts to oust him, but maybe not for much longer
Harare, Zimbabwe (CNN)Zimbabwe has known only one leader since independence. First as prime minister, then president, there has only been Robert Mugabe at the top for the last 36 years.
"OUR FUTURE IS BEING DESTROYED"
"MUGABE MUST GO"
POLICE LOYALTY WAVERS
Robert Mugabe born February 1924
Trained as a teacher
Co-founded ZANU political party
Political prisoner in Rhodesia 1964-1974
Led guerrilla movement after release
Helped form Zimbabwe out of British-ruled Rhodesia in 1980, becoming its first PM
2000: Ordered white farmers to give up land
Sanctions imposed amid human rights abuse allegations
Mugabe stays in power but Zimbabwe accused of repeated electoral fraud
At 92 he is world's oldest serving head of state