Zimbabwe activist pastor Evan Mawarire released on bail

PUBLISHED: Wed, 30 Jan 2019 11:24:16 GMT
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HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s high court on Tuesday ordered the release on bail of activist pastor Evan Mawarire, who was arrested on charges of subversion amid violent anti-government protests.

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Mawarire is one of more than 1,000 people who were arrested in a security crackdown over their alleged roles in demonstrations that took place this month following a hike in fuel prices.

Reporting by MacDonald Dzirutwe; editing by John Stonestreet