Evan Mawarire

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Soldiers and police direct motorists as they queue for petrol in Harare, Zimbabwe on January 22nd, 2019. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo

Reports of a violent crackdown have continued in Zimbabwe as rights groups and others accused security forces of raping women during house-to-house se(...)

Zimbabwe’s president Emmerson Mnangagwa with the newly sworn in prosecutor general Kumbirai Hodzi at State House in Harare on Wednesday. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

Soldiers beat people overnight on the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital and its second city, Bulawayo, residents said, hours after President Emmerson Mnan(...)

Pastor and activist Evan Mawarire arrives to appear in court in Harare, Zimbabwe. He  faces charges of subverting a constitutionally elected government. Photograph: Aaron Ufumeli

Hundreds of Zimbabweans arrested during anti-government protests were detained on Friday on public order charges, as the United Nations urged an end t(...)

Zimbabwe’s president, Emmerson Mnangagwa: has repeatedly stated he wants to build a new Zimbabwe but  much of the oppressive legislation introduced by Mugabe remains. Photograph: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty

With only months to go to a general election in Zimbabwe that citizens hope will mark the beginning of a new democratic era, social justice activists (...)

Zimbabwe pastor Evan Mawarire celebrates with his supporters  outside the high court in Harare where he was acquitted of all charges against him including trying to over throw Zimbabwean government. Photograph: EPA/Getty Images

A Zimbabwean court found a pastor not guilty on Wednesday of attempting to subvert the government in a case seen as a barometer of judicial independen(...)

Zimbabwean pastor and anti-government activist Evan Mawarire, pictured in July 2016, who has been arrested on his return Harare after spendig six months in the United States. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

A Zimbabwean pastor whose online calls for action against president Robert Mugabe’s regime last year sparked widespread anti-government protests has b(...)

A court in Zimbabwe has freed a pastor who organised a nationwide strike against the government, ruling that the police had violated his rights. Magi(...)

Pastor Evan Mawarire, who launched the movement #ThisFlag, to get Zimbabweans to rally round the national flag and speak out against Mugabe policies. Photograph: Philimon Bulawayo/Reuters

Dozens of Zimbabwean anti-riot police surrounded the court where preacher Evan Mawarire was charged with attempting to overthrow the state on Wednesda(...)