Tweeting U.S. Journalist O'Donovan Granted Bail in Zimbabwe
Accused of plotting to overthrow President Mugabe's government using Twitter, Martha O'Donovan has been granted bail by the High Court of Zimbabwe. Her arrest was the first since the appointment of a minister for cybersecurity a few weeks ago. The move came under severe criticism from activists who said it was an attempt to gag social media users.
The Herald, 9 November 2017
American journalist Martha O'Donovan (25) accused of plotting to overthrow President Mugabe's Government using Twitter spent another night in custody pending the hearing of her… Read more »
Deutsche Welle, 3 November 2017
Zimbabwe police have detained US citizen Martha O'Donovan for allegedly referring to President Robert Mugabe as a "goblin" on Twitter. It is the first arrest since the launch of a… Read more »
Zimbabwean police have charged an American citizen with a new offence of plotting to overthrow a constitutionally elected government, her lawyer has said. Martha O'Donovan had ... Read more »