No Retreat, No Surrender: HRDC Demons Still On

No Retreat, No Surrender: HRDC Demons Still On

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) says it is still going ahead with its planned nationwide demonstrations slated for 29th April over the abuse of MK6.2 Billion Covid-19 funds. HRDC’s National Coordinator, Luke Tembo disclosed the development in an interview with a local radio station on Monday after police arrested some people in connection to abuse […]

Mr. President, Expect Deeper Scrutiny From Media, Public

Mr. President, Expect Deeper Scrutiny From Media, Public

By Luwani Chendayekha Mhango- Analysts Freedom of Press is human fundamental human rights and various international treats do recognize its importance in the society because it does expose the rot behind the scenes where a local person cannot see. Of late the Media which is also known as Fourth State in democratic nations has dwelt […]

ITSANANA: Minister Mtambo Booed In Parliament

ITSANANA: Minister Mtambo Booed In Parliament

Opposition Members of Parliament on Tuesday booed Minister of Civic Education and National Unity Timothy Mtambo as he was presenting a ministerial statement. The opposition lawmakers accused Mtambo of destroying the unity of the country during post-elections violence when he was leading Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) violent demonstrations. During the post-elections violence public and […]

HRDC Endorses Anti-Chakwera Demos

HRDC Endorses Anti-Chakwera Demos

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has endorsed demonstrations by Women’s Manifesto Movement against President Lazarus Chakwera’s failure to fulfil the Gender Equality Act (GEA) requirement of 60:40 representation of either sex in public appointments. HRDC’s National Coordinator Luke Tembo made the endorsement on Thursday. The demonstrations are expected to be conducted today on Friday in […]

Jomo Osman Re-Arrested Over Billy Mayaya Assault

Jomo Osman Re-Arrested Over Billy Mayaya Assault

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Ward Councillor Isaac Jomo Osman is in police custody for questioning over his involvement in the assault of Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) member Billy Mayaya last year. Southern Region Police Public Relations Officer, Ramsey Mshane confirmed the development on Tuesday in an interview with the state broadcaster MBC Online. Human […]

HRDC to Meet Chakwera Over ‘Family Affairs’ Cabinet

HRDC to Meet Chakwera Over ‘Family Affairs’ Cabinet

Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) says will be meeting President Lazarus Chakwera this afternoon over his recent released 31 member cabinet. Chakwera released a full Cabinet list on Thursday with Muhammad Sidik Mia and his wife Abida Mia being included in the Cabinet a development which has attracted mixed reactions from Malawians.   As not […]

HRDC Undermining Presidency

HRDC Undermining Presidency

They either don’t believe the new President His Excellency Dr Lazarus McCarthy Chakwera is capable enough to appoint able people to investigate and prosecute those suspected to have committed crimes. They are out threatening opposition with all sorts of things. Take it easy.If the state President Reverend Dr. Chakwera believes there were abuses he will […]

MEC Rebuffs HRDC On National Tally Centre

MEC Rebuffs HRDC On National Tally Centre

The Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) has rejected a request from Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) to have the National Tally Centre moved from Blantyre to Lilongwe. The Electoral body, MEC has been using Comesa Hall at Chichiri Trade Fair Grounds in Blantyre as its National Tally Centre for the all pas presidential elections. HRDC’s Chairperson, […]

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