Zimbabwe to charge activist pastor with subverting government: lawyers’ group

Activist Pastor Evan Mawarire is taken into a vehicle by police outside his home in Harare, Zimbabwe, January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean police plan to charge activist pastor Evan Mawarire with subverting the government, a crime which carries up to 20 years in jail on conviction, after violent protests this week left three dead and scores injured, a lawyers’ group said. Mawarire was arrested by armed police on Wednesday and initially charged with […]

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