Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) has distanced itself from widely spread allegations that the Coalition is operating under external influence.
HRDC chairperson Timothy Mtambo made the remarks during a news conference on Wednesday morning in Lilongwe.
The briefing, which was conducted by Timothy Mtambo and his vice chairperson Gift Trapence, aimed at updating the nation on the coalition’s next move after three weeks of silence,
According to the dual, they were in the Gambia at the African Commission on Human Rights where they represented the country alongside other government officials.
“It’s true that the leadership was not around, we were at the African Commission, we had a number of engagements in terms of informing the world on what is happening in Malawi,” highlighted Trapence.
The coalition says it will soon announce fresh dates for anti Ansah demonstrations outlining that the MEC chairperson is yet to resign.
“Malawians should trust us that the journey that we started will only stop until Jane Ansah resigns and we are planning for more protests which we will announce very soon,” emphasized Trapence.
Mtambo also condemned spate of violence that are currently happening in the country citing that is an apparent indication of lawlessness.
He added that they have maintained their stand that Duncan Mwapasa should not be confirmed as inspector of the Malawi Police Service (MPS).