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Zimbabwe's #ThisFlag leader arrested after latest criticisms of economy

26 September, 02:24 PM

Evan Mawarire was arrested at his church on Sunday, a day after he went online to urge Zimbabweans to take action to stop the country's worsening economic crisis. He talked about the panic-buying in Harare, and the reemergence of fuel queues. Watch. 

Mawarire, a pastor and political activist, was arrested in 2016 and charged with 'disorderly conduct' while addressing university students.

Through the movement #ThisFlag, Mawarire criticised the slow economic enrichment of Zimbabweans, and encouraged them to be active citizens in holding the Zimbabwean government accountable.

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