Hopewell Chin’ono Arrest Redundant, Unacceptable -President Chamisa
4 November 2020
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Tinashe Sambiri|MDC Alliance leader, President Nelson Chamisa, has strongly condemned the persecution of leading journalist, Hopewell Chin’ono.

Chin’ono was arrested by law and order officers on Tuesday evening.He is expected to appear in court tomorrow.

President Chamisa described Chin’ono’s arrest as a desperate move by Mr Emmerson Mnangagwa’s cornered administration to gag the firebrand journalist.

“Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has been arrested this evening (Tuesday) for commenting on the judges letter complaing against their work conditions.

This only happens in a Banana republic.

This is a desperate act to shut him down from social media. #freeHope

JournalismIsNotaCrime,” President Chamisa said in a statement.