HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire who was arrested on charges of subversion amid violent anti-government protests is expected to apply for bail at a High Court hearing on Friday.
Security forces have dispersed demonstrations by force and cracked down on activists. Protests erupted last week following a hike in fuel prices. Rights groups say a dozen people have died in the unrest, though police put the figure at three.
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Mawarire is one of more than 100 people who will face trial in the capital as well as the second city of Bulawayo and two other towns on public order charges, lawyers said.
Mawarire denies accusations...
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