HRDC Calls Ombudsman to Speed Probe into 500 Irregular Recruitments
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has asked the Office of Ombudsman to fast-track the investigations into the suspected irregular recruitment of about 500 individuals between April 2020 and March 2021 in 27 Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA).
CSOs Condemn Mob Justice on Suspects of Witchcraft
Some civil society organizations in the country have condemned the extrajudicial killing of a chief in Dedza on suspicion that he was practicing witchcraft.
HRDC Wants Speedy Balaka Drug Theft Trial
The Human Right Defenders Coalition (HRDC) in the eastern region has joined Balaka community and the civil society in demanding speedy trial of alleged drug theft at the district hospital.
HRDC Bemoans Delay in Probing Complaints By ACB
Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has bemoaned delay by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) to investigate alleged corrupt practices which the Coalition has been reporting to the Bureau.
We Prioritize Cases - Matemba
The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) says is giving priority to complaints as they come according to relevance.
HRDC Join Protests for Judicial Independence
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has endorsed demonstrations by some lawyers aimed at forcing the Executive arm of government to respect the Judiciary following an avalanche of attacks on judges by the president and cabinet ministers.
Mtambo Quits HRDC
Timothy Mtambo has resigned from the vocal Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) as chairperson and has formed a political pressure group.
Amnesty International Condemns Activists’ Arrests
The recent government crackdown on the HRDC leadership has attracted condemnation from an international human rights body, Amnesty International.
Trapence, Sembereka Arrested, Mtambo on the Run
Police in Lilongwe have arrested executive members of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition, vice president Gift Trapence and Reverend MacDonald Sembereka on Sunday.
Mutharika Orders MDF, MPS to Stop Protesters
President Peter Mutharika has ordered the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) and the Malawi Police Services (MPS) to stop the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) led protests from shutting down the state house.