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Zimbabwe pastor faces subversion charge amid economic unrest

Jan 17, 2019 - Associated Press

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - A prominent Zimbabwe pastor and activist who faces a possible 20 years in prison on a subversion charge said Thursday it is "heartbreaking" to see the new government acting like that of former leader Robert Mugabe, as alarm grew about a violent crackdown on people protesting a dramatic rise in fuel prices.

"We thought we had a new country and a new way of doing things. None of what I am being accused of is what I have done at all," Evan Mawarire told reporters as he...