Tag: Pastor Evan Mawarire

Zimbabwe: churches slam state shootings; pastor charged with treason

The Zimbabwe Council of Churches (ZCC) yesterday urged the government to stop using state security agents to indiscriminately shoot at protesting civilians who were exercising their constitutional right to demonstrate, reports NewsDay. And in another development linked to this week’s bloody protests in Zimbabwe over 150% fuel hikes, popular pastor […]

Pastor Evan Mawarire calls for unity in Zimbabwe, urges Church leaders to engage with army and politicians

Zimbabwe’s well-known social media activist pastor, Evan Mawarire, responded swiftly to today’s military takeover in Zimbabwe, streaming a “citizens’ broadcast” on Facebook this morning, calling on Zimbabweans to be calm, hopeful, united and prayerful. In his broadcast from Harare, which garnered nearly 60 000 views and thousands of comments in […]