London: Cyber activists say they have brought down Zimbabwean government websites after the president's wife sued a newspaper for publishing a WikiLeaks cable linking her with illicit diamond trading.
President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace is suing a private newspaper for $15 million for publishing details from US cables on WikiLeaks saying she gained "tremendous profits" from illicit diamonds.
The activists, acting under the name Anonymous, said in a statement on their website: "We are targeting Mugabe and his regime in the ZANU-PF who have outlawed the free press and threaten to sue anyone publishing WikiLeaks."
The Zimbabwean government web portal www.gta.gov.zw was unreachable on Thursday, while the Finance Ministry's website, www.zimtreasury.gov.zw, displayed a message saying it was under maintenance....more
12:38 PM, Dec 31, 2010