Tafadzwa Choto | Activist

From Emergent Africa Fri Dec 28 2012, 19:36:00

From the Franz Fanon blog.Tafadzwa Choto on repression in Zimbabwe:

Tafadzwa was one of six Zimbabwe activists who were convicted for watching a video of the Arab Spring. The six were convicted of "conspiracy to commit public violence". Each has been given a suspended sentence of two years. The suspension is on condition that no similar offence is committed in the next five years. The six were arrested when police raided a meeting in February last year which showed news footage of the revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia. The state claims they had planned and were about to launch a similar uprising in Zimbabwe-African Caribbean Network

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