Further information on UA 53/93 (AFR 36/18/93, 2 March) - Malawi: fear of ill-treatment / legal concern: Edmond Jika, Gabriel Nkunika
Edmond Jika and Gabriel Nkunika were arrested on 24 February 1993, on their return to Malawi from exile in Zambia to campaign for multi-party democracy in the 14 June referendum. After being held for several weeks, Edmond Jika was released on bail in mid-April, but it is not known what charges have been brought against him, or whether he will stand trial. Gabriel Nkunika was deported back to Zambia in mid-March.
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