Close to 400 Zimbabweans Jailed Over Violent January Protests

Nearly 400 people linked to violence that rocked the country - after President Emmerson Mnangagwa announced a 150% fuel price hike - have been convicted. Thousands of Zimbabweans protested against the price increase, along with increasing levels of poverty, the poor state of the economy and declining standards of living. In response, the government ordered the shutdown of the internet for more than 36 hours, a move which crippled social media and business activity.

  • Zimbabwe:   Close to 400 Jailed For January Violence

    New Zimbabwe, 3 April 2019

    Close to 400 people have been jailed for the violence the rocked the country in January this year triggered by President Emmerson Mnangagwa's decision to announce a 150% fuel price… Read more »



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