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Zimbabwe to put New York Times freelance journalist on trial (Al Jazeera)

A freelance journalist working for the New York Times will appear in Zimbabwe court on Wednesday, his lawyer and the newspaper said, in a case critics say illustrates the authoritarian nature of President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.

Thirty-seven-year-old Jeffrey Moyo spent three weeks in jail last year accused of obtaining fake accreditation documents for two of the US newspaper’s journalists on a visit.

Zimbabwe to put New York Times freelance journalist on trial | Media News | Al Jazeera