Agence France-PresseAugust 12, 2013 15:33
A defiant Robert Mugabe on Monday told those upset by his disputed landslide election win to "go hang," vowing his victory would never be overturned.
The 89-year-old vowed never to let go of his victory, after his opponent Morgan Tsvangirai lodged a petition in court challenging the election outcome.
"Those who were hurt by defeat can go hang if they so wish," Mugabe told thousands at a rally to honour heroes of the country's liberation wars.
"If they die, even dogs will not sniff at their corpses," he said in a punchy first public address after the July 31 vote.