Zambia: Fear of arbitrary arrest / fear of torture

Index Number: AFR 63/011/1997
Date Published: 4 November 1997
Categories: Africa, Zambia

Dean Mungomba, President of the Zambia Democratic congress (ZDC); Azwell Banda, Secretary General, ZDC; Roger Chongwe, Chairman, Liberal Progressive Front; Malimba Masheke, Chairman, United National Independence Party; and Kenneth Kaunda, President, UNIP: Dean Mungomba is being held incommunicado in an unknown location since 28 October 1997 and AI is concerned for his safety. The other above-named opposition leaders are feared to be at risk of imminent arrest.

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