Like husband, like wife - the Mugabes

Robert Mugabe's wife is a piece of work as well - figures... From the London Times:

Grace Mugabe is immune from prosecution in Hong Kong
Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe, is entitled to diplomatic status in Hong Kong, making her immune from prosecution for an alleged attack on a photographer for the Sunday Times.

And more:

Hong Kong-based British photographer Richard Jones encountered the 43-year-old wife of Robert Mugabe as she walked down a street near her luxury hotel in the heart of the city to go shopping.

She punched him in the face when he tried to take pictures of her on January 15, leaving Mr Jones with bruises and cuts where her diamond-encrusted ring had smashed into his face.

And:

He described her at the time as "completely deranged" as she struck him in the face repeatedly while her bodyguard grabbed him as she was leaving the five-star Kowloon Shangri-la Hotel.

He was working for The Sunday Times on a report about Mrs Mugabe's extravagant holiday in the Far East that was in stark contrast to the lifestyle of the people of Zimbabwe. Nearly half the population is dependent on food aid and a cholera epidemic has claimed more than 4,000 lives.

How can these people live with themselves...

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