Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono is seen in the following videos arriving at the Magistrate’s court where he is being charged for tweeting falsehoods. Hopewell addressed a few questions on the issue and said it was a clear case of political persecution.
Zimbabwe journalist @daddyhope Hopewell Chin’ono arriving at Harare Court today on charges on commenting on Twitter on a falsehood. @ZLHRLawyers @WeArePindula @IFEX @PacheduZW pic.twitter.com/YfeTb4WjKt
— Dewa Mavhinga (@dewamavhinga) January 9, 2021
— Heart and Soul TV Radio (@HStvZim) January 9, 2021
Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono says his latest arrest – the third such an arraignment in as many months – for allegedly communicating a falsehood is “political persecution”.
Chin’ono has offended authorities by exposing corruption on social media. pic.twitter.com/B22caBpePG
— TheNewsHawks (@NewsHawksLive) January 9, 2021