Zimbabwe journalist says he is being persecuted for exposing corruption

Zimbabwe journalist says he is being persecuted for exposing corruption

*Prominent investigative journalist in Zimbabwe who was arrested this week says he is being persecuted for exposing corruption.*

Chin’ono, 49, was detained on Monday and has been held in police custody since. He has been formally charged with incitement of public violence and could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.

His lawyers have accused authorities of persecution after magistrates postponed a decision on bail for 24 hours, blaming a Covid-19 curfew. During a bail hearing on Wednes…
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Tecla Chandata