Zimbabwe opposition leader charged over post-election violence

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s former finance minister and opposition leader Tendai Biti appeared in court on Thursday to be charged with stoking post-election violence in a case watched around the world as a test of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s treatment of opponents.

Lawyer Tendai Biti, former finance minister, speaks to journalits after a two-week ban on public protests issued by the police was struck down, outside Zimbabwe’s High Court in the capital Harare, September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo

Biti, whose People’s Democratic Party had formed an election…

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