He was remanded in custody to 29 August 2019 and advised to seek bail at the High Court. He is represented by Moses Nkomo of the Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights.
Pride is currently held at Chikurubi Maximum Prison. He joins a list of 22 civil society leaders and human rights defenders and opposition leaders who have been charged with subversion since the beginning of the year. Others facing similar charges include:CiZC Chairperson Rashid Mahiya, Japhet Moyo and Peter Mutasa of ZCTU, Obert Masaraure (ARTUZ), Evan Mawarire of #ThisFlag, Rita Nyampinga (FEMPRIST), Sithabile Dewa (WALPE), George Makoni (CCDZ), Tatenda Mombeyarara (Citizens Manifesto), Gamuchirai Mukura (COTRAD), Frank Mpahlo (TIZ), Farirai Gumbonzvanda (Rosaria Memorial Trust) and Promise Mkwananzi of Tajamuka.
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