Whistle-Blowing Zimbabwean Journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono Re-Arrested

Police in Zimbabwe have re-arrested a prominent journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono, for breaching his bail conditions, reportedly for using Twitter.

Zimbabwean Journalist Hopewell Chin'ono Rearrested, Charged With Contempt  Of Court

It is alleged that he has posted tweets critical of the government.

Mr Chin’ono was released from a maximum security prison in September, following his arrest in July on charges that he helped to foment anti-government protests.

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In May, he uncovered corruption in government procurement of coronavirus supplies that led to the dismissal of the health minister.


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