Zimbabwe: Activists charged with plotting to subvert government

Authorities in Zimbabwe have charged five human rights campaigners arrested earlier this week with plotting to overthrow the government.

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    Five activists accused of plotting to overthrow the government of President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Zimbabwe have appeared in a court.

    They were arrested on Monday at the airport in Harare when they were returning from a foreign trip.

    They have been charged with the plot to subvert a constitutional government.

    Al Jazeera's Haru Mutasa reports from Harare.


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