Zimbabwean Pastor Evan Mawarire (2nd R), who organized a 'stay at home' anti-government protest last week, arrives at the Harare Central Police station in Zimbabwe, July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo
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Dozens of Zimbabwean anti-riot police surrounded the court where preacher Evan Mawarire was due to face charges Wednesday relating to his calls for "stay at home" protests against President Robert Mugabe.Mawarire, whose social media movement has rattled the 92-year-old Mugabe's administration, is accused of inciting public violence. Amnesty International said Mawarire's arrest was a calculated plan by Zimbabwean authorities to intimidate activists ahead of Wednesday's protests.
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