FIRST AIRED: July 13, 2016

Nice work! Enjoy the show!

×

You’re busy. We get it.

Stay on top of the news with our Editor’s Picks newsletter.

US Edition
Intl. Edition
Unsubscribe at any time. One click, it’s gone.

Thanks for signing up!

×

Transcript

00:00:00
>> Zimbabwe's riot police taking no chances, turning out in force outside the court in Harare that charged Pastor Evan Mawarire on Wednesday with trying to overthrow the government.>> You are watching this video because I've either been arrested or I've been abducted.>> Since April, Mawarire's social media videos have sparked rare protests against President Robert Mugabe.
00:00:25
Speaking before his arrest, he urges followers to go on without him, his #ThisFlag campaign playing to patriotic feeling.>> Remember this flag, it's our flag.>> On the court steps, they've taken him at his word, hundreds of supporters protesting peacefully. The rebel Pastor tapped into public anger at corruption and economic problems.
00:00:49
>> The economy is not working, there are no jobs.>> More protests are planned for Thursday but Mawarire’s arrest adding to a litany of woes.>> He was in our view illegally, and completely unjustly arrested, it is part of the State's attempt to crack down on>> Last week, Mawarire followers staged the biggest anti-Mugabe protest in a decade, his movement shows no sign of falling silent.