Zambia Slammed for Alleged Rights Violations


Incidents of violence and the arrest of an opposition leader have prompted several civil society organisations to call for investigations into human rights violations by the Zambian government.

Zambian police beat and teargas opposition protesters.

  • Zambia:  MMD Welcomes Postponement of Livingstone By-Election

    Zambia Reports, 27 February 2013

    Movement for Multiparty Democracy (MMD) President Dr Nevers Mumba says the decision by the Electoral Commission of Zambia (ECZ) to postpone the Livingstone Central parliamentary ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Hichilema Released On Bail

    Zambia Reports, 27 February 2013

    This afternoon opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) was released from police custody after spending a night in jail. The Kalomo ... read more »

  • Zambia:  Hichilema Asks Police to Arrest Him

    Zambia Reports, 26 February 2013

    Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema of the United Party for National Development (UPND) has challenged the police to find him and arrest him in Livingstone. read more »

  • Zambia:  Opposition Warns President on Arresting Leader

    Zambia Reports, 26 February 2013

    Opposition United Party for National Development (UPND) has warned President Michael Sata to arrest its leader Hakainde Hichilema at his own peril following orders to the police in ... read more »

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