Police in Blantyre have launched investigation into Thursday’s incident where unknown people torched a vehicle that was used to carry the Public Address system during the Anti-Jane Ansah street protest.
The anti-Jane Ansah protesters in Blantyre on Thursday held a peaceful march in their continued attempt to force Dr. Jane Ansah to step down as chairperson of Malawi Electoral Commission.
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) says it has notified all four city councils and other two district councils of the planned anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations slated for 16th January, 2020.
Chairperson of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition Chairperson, Timothy Mtambo, says has written Inspector General of the Malawi Police Service, Duncan Mwapasa, on death threats he is apparently getting for his activism.
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has given acting Inspector General of Police Duncan Mwapasa a five-day ultimatum to fire or suspend police officers suspected to have sexually harassed at Msundwe during an operation in October.
Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) says Malawi is far from fruition of human rights as political leaders in the country are intolerant and choice of leaders is influencing by political needs.
The Human Rights Defenders Coalition has suspended their December 4 demonstrations against alleged fraudulent sale of public land in the country.
Malawi Law Society (MLS) has penned leaders of political parties and other parties to act and take responsibility to end the ongoing political unrest in the country.
Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) - Malawi has condemned physical and indecent assault of two journalists; Golden Matonga of Nation Publications Limited and Gladys Nthenda of kulinji.com by some demonstrators during protests organized by the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) on Wednesday.
Human Rights Defenders Coalition has presented a petition to parliament in its ongoing attempt to have the Malawi Election Commission (MEC) resign or fired.