Zimbabwe Court Frees Pastor Charged With Trying to Oust State

Supporters of 'ThisFlag campaign' kneel for prayer at the entrance of the Harare magistrate's court where pastor Evan Mawarire appeared on charges of inciting public violence following his arrest ahead of a planned mass job stayaway on July 13, 2016. The pastor leading Zimbabwe's new protest movement walked free from court on July 13, 2016 after charges against him of attempting to overthrow President Robert Mugabe's authoritarian government were thrown out. / AFP / Jekesai Njikizana (Photo credit should read JEKESAI NJIKIZANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Photographer: Jekesai Njikizana/AFP/Getty Images

A magistrate in Zimbabwe set free Bapist pastor Evan Mawarire, who had been charged with trying to overthrow President Robert Mugabe’s government.

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