Mutharika Okays Right to Protest in Malawi

President Peter Mutharika has said he has not banned protests, saying he supports the right to peaceful protest as enshrined in the country's constitution, but that his government is against violence and criminal behavior. This comes after a number of protesters across the country called for the resignation of Jane Ansah, the chairperson of the Malawi Electoral Commission for, what they say is the mismanagment of the recent election in which Mutharika won a second term.

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