"I chose to stay when most people are leaving, but someone has to stay behind to fight" - Zimbabwean student activist

Equal Education members listen and take notes during a session at the organisation's second national congress. Photo courtesy of Equal Education.

“I chose to stay in Zim at a time when most people are leaving, but I believe that someone has to stay behind to fight. In my country, people who want to exercise their freedom of speech against state leaders are met with the brutality of the security services,” he said.