I was not invited to Zimbabwe, I was born there - Evan Mawarire

Zimbabwean '#ThisFlag' founder Evan Mawarire says Zimbabwe his parents had to put their home as collateral for him to get a temporary passport to travel to South Africa.

Mawarire has been arrested six times over the past three years in his country for charges ranging from treason to planning to topple the government.

Speaking to Azania Mosaka, Mawarire speaks of the challenges faced by Zimbabweans.

Freedom of humanity is eternally valuable and something worth risking your life for.

Evan Mawarire, Human Rights Defender

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There is one place I call home and it's Zimbabwe. I was not invited to Zimbabwe, I was born there.

Evan Mawarire, Human Rights Defender

I have never wanted to see the government in Zimbabwe toppled, our journey has always been to challenge them to respects the rights of our people, to respect our constitution and allow us to participate in building our nation.

Evan Mawarire, Human Rights Defender

Listen to the full interview below...


This article first appeared on 702 : I was not invited to Zimbabwe, I was born there - Evan Mawarire


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