Hopewell Chin’ono Appears In Court

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.

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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

Journalist @daddyhope arrives at court he says it’s political persecution and not prosecution reports @bbmhlanga pic.twitter.com/Sg1rv4wME9

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— 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