Tags : human rights

RIGHTS GROUP DEMANDS EXTENSIVE RESEARCH INTO RAMPANT SEXUAL VIOLENCE

By Kenson McCloud  As Malawi and the international community celebrate Human Rights Day, the Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation says it is high time the country found long lasting solutions towards ending rampant sexual violence. The day, which falls on 10th December every year, is being commemorated under the theme Equality; Reducing inequalities, advancing […]Read More

POLICE CAUTIONED AGAINST USE OF EXTREME FORCE AMIDST ENFORCEMENT OF

As police have started enforcing Covid-19 rules and regulations codenamed Operation Valani Mask, rights groups have urged the masses to report any forms of abuse. During the previous enforcement measures, Police officers had faced a lot of criticism for heavy handedness. Speaking to Timveni, Human Rights Consultative Committee Executive Director Robert Mkwezalamba appealed to the […]Read More

CSOs CRY FOUL OVER EXCLUSION

By Aamon Butao Some Civil Society Organizations have cried foul that the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in government failing to consult CSOs in its compilation of Malawi’s human rights record that was submitted to the United Nations.  The Universal Period Review report, which is carried every five years, aims at keeping track of countries’ human […]Read More