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>> You are watching this video because I've either been arrested or I've been abducted.>> The unlikely leader of mass protests across Zimbabwe. Now Pastor Evan Mawarire says he's being charged by police on the eve of yet another strike.>> No matter what has happened to me, you and I have done well.
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>> The Baptist minister was summoned by police Tuesday. His supporters releasing this video, Tweeting he was charged with inciting public violence and disturbing peace.>> God bless you.>> The country's seen its biggest uprising against President Mugabe's rule in nearly a decade. After Mawarire sparked an online movement dubbed #ThisFlag, protesting widespread corruption, rampant unemployment, and delayed salaries.
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>> It's not fair and it's not right.>> A strike last week closed businesses throughout the country. With plans for a two day shutdown to begin on Wednesday. Other protests erupting sporadically. One last week turning violent, in scenes not seen since 2005. Mugabe blames the country's precarious finances on western sanctions and sees delayed pay as just a temporary problem.