This Flag coordinator Pastor Evan Mawarire pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of misconduct and inciting to cause violence.
He is jointly charged with his colleague Ocean Chiota. The duo was arrested in June for allegedly addressing medical students who were striking over a hike in fees at the University of Zimbabwe. The trial will continue on September 28. Mawarire will appear again on court on September 25 on charges of trying to remove the government.
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Pastor Evan (full name Evan Mawarire) is a Zimbabwean political activist, politician, religious leader, Motivational Speaker, author and leader of the This Flag Movement. In April 2016 he posted a video on Facebook with the title ThisFlag which went viral spurring the start of the... Read More About Evan Mawarire
The ThisFlag movement is a campaign started by Pastor Evan Mawarire that calls on Zimbabweans to carry the country's flag with them as a sign of protest to the government for failing to provide a dignified life to its citizens. Read More About This Flag
The University of Zimbabwe is the oldest tertiary institution in Zimbabwe that offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in various disciplines such as agriculture and law. Read More About University of Zimbabwe