Malawi unrelenting protests: Police turn up for anti-Ansah demos

Armed police on Thursday  turned up to provide security and protection for the anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations organised by Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC)  who are hitting the streets in Lilongwe for the third day running.

The day of the planned four-day anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations organised by Human Rights Defenders Coalitio in Lilongwe.

However, the Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers are more than the police and remain in-charge of the operation.

Many people braved the harsh chilly weather in the Capital City Thursday morning to join the peaceful demonstrations, more protestors than on Wednesday.

Unlike on Wednesday, the protestors warmly welcomed the police and marched with them peacefully.

Addressing the demonstrators at certain points, HRDC chairperson Timothy Mtambo urged the protesters to remain peaceful.

The protesters will read a petition at parliament building before proceeding to Capital Hill.

Most offices at Capital Hill, the seat of government however remain empty as some civil servants fear violent demonstrations.

Since June, HRDC has been holding a series of demonstrations to force Malawi Electoral Commission chairperson Jane Ansah and her commissioners to resign for allegedly presiding over a flawed electoral process in the May 21 2019 Tripartite Elections.

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THE BEAST FROM THE EAST
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THE BEAST FROM THE EAST

Akapokora​ nsopano nzikuti bwanji ?anakutumani ndani ifetu inu tinathana nanu Amwapasa amenewo kunyengelera kuti parliament ikubvomelezeni anziti ndi inu IG wabwino kkkkkkkkk nzanu zinada basi palibe kuchitira mwina

Winston msowoya
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Winston msowoya

MALAWIANS,THE LATEST SHOKING REPORT FROM FOREIGN SOURCES,INDICATES THAT MALAWI REGIME IS RUNNING THE MOST CORRUPT ADMINISTRATIION IN THE CONTNENT FOLLOWED BY MUSEVEN’S UGANDA WHERE YUO CAN EVEN BUY PROFESSERAL CERTIFICATE IN THE STREETS CORNERS OF KAMPALA.MALAWI UNDER SO-CALLED MATHANYULA,IS EVEN WORSENING.MALAWIANS,CHECKOUT WHERE YOU ARE GOING WITH THE IDDI AMINI DADA OF MALAWI. BY THE TIME MATANYULA WINDSUP HIS LAST DEADLY TERM,FORGET ABOUT MALAWI ANYMORE,!!!!!!!!!!!

Gilbert
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Gilbert

Why Jane ansah doesn’t want to resign? How special is she? Who is the boss between her and the nation. ?

Noxy
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Ma Demo awa atha fashio

pitala
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pitala

mademo akuti adzaleka ansala Jane atatulatubasi

CRITICAL THINKER
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CRITICAL THINKER

KODI A COURT sanali nawo mu tippex…….. court cort kuti chani

Kennedy
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Kennedy

Why not going to jane’s residentials and deal with her once and for all?

Joloza
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Ngati mukuti muzavomereza chigamulo cha khothi chokhuzana NDI chisankho ndichifukwa chani mukuyendabe mmiseu. Osamadikira Ku court bwanji Kuti agamule?

Concerned citizen
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My fellow citizens, assist me:

1. It is evident from the demos, that there too many youth who are underemployed, what is our Government’s remedy to this situation.
2. Who are the major funders of HRDC? “He who pays the Piper calls the tune”.
3. I draw parallels to the Hong Kong situation. Can we have the assurance from Government, that there are no geopolitical activity going on in our beloved country?

Mai madando 147
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Mai madando 147

Finally police in shoes of malawians🙇

Patrick Phiri
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Patrick Phiri

Ansah will not resign. As a lawyer, she cannot dignify mob justice.