Zimbabwe protest leader Evan Mawarire released on bail

Harare – Zimbabwean protest leader Evan Mawarire was on Wednesday released on bail.

Evan Mawarire, Zimbabwe pastor charged with attempting to overthrow government

High Court Justice Clement Phiri asked Mawarire to deposit $300, surrender his passport and report to police twice a week.

Mawarire, an evangelical pastor, started the popular “This Flag” protest movement last year, becoming a figurehead of opposition to veteran President Robert Mugabe’s regime.

He was remanded in custody by a court in Harare on Friday after police arrested him on charges of subverting the government and inciting public violence.

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