Zimbabwe #ThisFlag charged ahead of another shutdown

Zimbabwe #ThisFlag charged ahead of another shutdown

The leader of the #ThisFlag campaign in Zimbabwe, Pastor Evan Mawarire, has been charged with inciting public violence and disturbing the peace.

Mawarire took to Twitter, where the #ThisFlag campaign was organised, to inform followers of the charges laid against him at the Harare Police Station.

Mawarire, handed himself over to authorities in Harare ahead of a planned two-day protest.

This while the movement is calling for another shutdown on Wednesday and Thursday against corruption and the dire economic situation in the country.

Zimbabwe has recently seen widespread unrest by citizens calling for President Robert Mugabe and the Zanu-PF regime to step down.

Mawarire took to social media saying he has been called in for questioning and would voluntarily go on Tuesday morning.

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