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Further information on UA 42/93 (AFR 36/15/93, 18 February) - Malawi: fear of ill-treatment / legal concern: Bakili Muluzi

, N° d'index: AFR 36/016/1993

Bakili Muluzi, Chairman of the United Democratic Front and opposition activist, was released on bail on 18 February 1993. He has reportedly been charged with misappropriating the funds of the Malawi Congress Party in the 1970s but the real reason for his arrest and this charge would appear to be his opposition to the government and campaigning for multi-party democracy.

EXTERNAL (for general distribution) AI Index: AFR 36/16/93
Distr: UA/SC
23 February 1993
Further information on UA 42/93 (AFR 36/15/93, 18 February 1993) - Fear of
ill-treatment/legal concern
Malawi:Bakili Muluzi, Chairman of the United Democratic Front (UDF) and
opposition activist
Bakili Muluzi, Chairman of the United Democratic Front (UDF) and opposition
activist, who was arrested on 15 February 1993 at the order of Life-President
Banda, was released on bail from Chichiri Prison on 18 February 1993. He has
reportedly been charged with misappropriation of Malawi Congress Party (MCP)
funds in the 1970s, but the real reason for his arrest and this charge would
appear to be his opposition to the government and his campaigning for multi-party
democracy.
FURTHER RECOMMENDED ACTION:
No further action is required on this case by the Urgent Action Network. Thank
you to all those who sent appeals.

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