Zimbabwe Teenager Arrested Over Facebook Post

A Zimbabwean teenager has been arrested for posting on Facebook materials which the police said were offensive, lawyers said.

The Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR), representing the child, confirmed the arrest but did not say what the boy had posted.

“A Zimbabwean teenager has become the latest victim of arrest over a Facebook posting,” said the ZLHR spokesman Kumbirai Mafunda in a statement. “Lawyers from Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights have been deployed to offer legal assistance.”

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