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Further information on UA 26/93 (AFR 36/12/93, 3 February) ...
9 February 1993

Reverend Peter Kaleso, Presbyterian minister and opposition activist, was released on bail on 2 February 1993 after being charged with "uttering words ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/013/1993

Further information on UA 11/93 (AFR 36/06/93, 15 January) ...
3 February 1993

Opposition leader Chakakala Chaziya was granted bail on 22 January 1993 and released from police custody. He had been arrested on 5 January 1993 ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/010/1993

UA 26/93 - Malawi: fear of ill-treatment / legal concern: The ...
3 February 1993

Reverend Peter Kaleso, a minister of the Church of Central Africa (Presbyterian) and an official of the opposition AFORD party, was arrested in Lilongwe ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/012/1993

Weekly Update Service 07/93
29 January 1993

1. Israel and the Occupied Territories: Amnesty International welcomes repeal of law. 2. Malawi: Release of Africa's longest-serving known prisoner of ...

Report       NWS 11/007/1993

Further information on UA 02/93 (AFR 36/01/92, 5 January) ...
28 January 1993

Felix Mponda Phiri, a freelance journalist arrested on 2 January 1993, was reportedly released on bail after appearing in court on charges of possession ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/009/1993

Further information on UA 329/92 (AFR 36/40/92, 22 October ...
27 January 1993

Prisoner of conscience Vera Chirwa was released from prison on 24 January 1993 after 12 years in prison. She was pardoned by President Banda on ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/008/1993

Further information on UA 340/92 (AFR 36/42/92, 4 November ...
26 January 1993

AI has learned that those reportedly arrested outside the court where Chakufwa Chihana was being tried on 4 November were all released quite quickly ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/007/1993

1993 Women's Action
19 January 1993

This report details the cases of six women, all activists in their various fields, who have been threatened, imprisoned and, in one case, killed as a result ...

Report       ACT 77/002/1993

UA 11/93 - Malawi: fear of ill-treatment / legal concern ...
15 January 1993

Chakakala Chaziya, a former Minister of Finance and bank governor and now vice-chairman of the opposition United Democratic Front party, was arrested ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/006/1993

Further information on UA 114/92 (AFR 36/09/92, 6 April and ...
14 January 1993

On 12 January 1993 the High Court refused an application by Chakufwa Chihana's lawyer for bail pending his appeal against a two-year sentence ...

Urgent Action       AFR 36/004/1993