Human Rights in República de Malawi

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Malawi: Critical lawyer granted bail then rearrested, Ralph ...
15 February 2012

UA: 49/12 Index: AFR 36/001/2012 Malawi Date: 15 February 2012. URGENT ACTION. CRITICAL LAWYER granted bail then rearrested. ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/001/2012

Malawi: Activists in Malawi detained after protest
18 October 2011

Five activists in Malawi were arrested and detained by police on Friday 14 October 2011 for engaging in a peaceful protest outside parliament in Lilongwe ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/003/2011

Malawi urged to release activists | Amnesty International
17 October 2011

Five activists being held after a peaceful protest in Malawi's capital are prisoners of conscience.


Amnesty International | Malawi must arrest Sudan's al-Bashir ...
13 October 2011

Malawi should arrest wanted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and surrender him to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Amnesty International ...

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Malawi must arrest Sudan's al-Bashir during visit | Amnesty ...
13 October 2011

Al-Bashir is due in Malawi for a trade summit, despite warrants for his arrest on charges of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.


Malawi: Further information: Demonstrations postponed after ...
19 August 2011

Demonstrations that were scheduled to take place in Malawi on 17 August 2011 were postponed by participants after a dialogue was facilitated between ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/002/2011

Malawi set for fresh anti-government protests | Amnesty ...
16 August 2011

Malawians taking part in anti-government protests set for 17 August are at risk of being killed or injured by police.


Malawi: Crackdown fears for Malawi protests
12 August 2011

Demonstrators may be at risk of being killed or seriously injured if police use excessive force to break up protests due to take place in Malawi on 17 August ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/001/2011

Amnesty International | Malawi must investigate protest killings
21 July 2011

The Malawian authorities must immediately launch an independent investigation into the deaths of at least eight people shot by security forces ...

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Malawi must investigate protest killings | Amnesty International
21 July 2011

Eight people have been shot by security forces and 44 others, including six children, are being treated for gunshot wounds.