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Zimbabwe media crackdown: Prominent journalist seeks bail

A popular Zimbabwean journalist appears in court but is told the public cannot hear his testimony.

A journalist in Zimbabwe accused of mobilising anti-government protests has been barred from publicly testifying about his harsh prison conditions.

Hopewell Chin’ono was arrested last month.

He says he is being denied adequate food and clothing.

Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Harare, Zimbabwe.