MCP dodge victims of their atrocities demanding justice

Thousands of victims of violence and atrocities committed by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) during the one-party rule.are due to present a petition to Parliament demanding justice.

Chakwera greets Mama Kadzamira who was confidante of Kamuzu

In response, MCP has changed the launch of its manifesto away from Bingu International Conference Centre (BICC) which is close to the place where the victims will camp waiting for answers.

After submission of petition, victims plan to camp at the graveyard of former President Kamuzu Banda next to Parliament and the BICC where MCP would launch its elections manifesto.

The people, who have never been compensated, are demanding justice from Parliament and MCP to address them.

Haunted by fear of reparations, most of the victims also want an assurance that MCP would not repeat victimising more Malawians if they take over power again.

Millions of Malawians died and suffered for 30 years when MCP killed, tortured, dispossessed and banned innocent people from their own country. Unlucky souls were fed to crocodiles or dissolved in drums of acid so that you would completely disappear without a trace.

If you were a son or daughter of the state victim, you were not allowed to attend any school in Malawi unless you disguised yourself by changing your name.

The Ombudsman of Malawi has on record 22,000 living victims who are still demanding justice from their perpetrators.

MCP used  para-military wing  Malawi Young Pioneers  (MYP) and notorious  youth leagues to kill, torture and victimise innocent people.

Instead, the current MCP under the leadership of Lazarus Chakwera have been pushing Parliament for the compensation of the killers instead of pushing for the compensation of the victims themselves.

This policy position of Chakwera and the current  MCP has raised fears that the party does not care about Malawians they victimised. Some have raised fears that the MCP is unrepentant and would under Chakwera victimise more people if given power.

Analysts are wondering how the MCP manifesto will address the victims question.

Chakwera is on record to have asked for forgiveness for atrocities committeda t the height of the 31-year-old reign of MCP which was blighted by arbitrary detentions, killings, expulsions and disappearances of those opposed to founding president  Kamuzu Banda who is immortalised by the party as his face continue to appear on party cloth.

But Chancellor College-based analyst Edge Kanyongolo said the forgiveness must be preceded by “full confession.”

He said:  “People who suffered at the hands of MCP rule are willing to forgive, but those who victimised Malawians do not seem willing to confess all that they did during Kamuzu’s rule.”

 

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mtete
mtete
2 years ago

Sorry Lilian Kaunda. Your confiscated chicken hatched a tambala okhaokha. Therefore no multiplier effect.

Mwana wa Ng'ana
Mwana wa Ng'ana
2 years ago

Ok That’s why is called MCP – MALAWI CROCODILE PARTY, Meaning Chipani cha a ng’ona

WODANDAULA
WODANDAULA
2 years ago

Guys I Hate MCP inu ndikutitu I hate MCP ife nthawi ya MCP kusukulu timapita wopanda kabudula wakati kapena pati, Asikana ambiri anali kumalozelana ngati kabudula wa English khakhi amene timavala ku sukulu wabowona , chifukwa katundu akangoti ng’ali ng’ali gati mabo chifukwa cha nthawi yamavuto a Malawi Crocodile Party

Toka
Toka
2 years ago

MCP moto kuti buuuu!!! Wina alira.

jogoda
jogoda
2 years ago

i hope dr chakwera and indeed mcp can repeat the same. however history is hunting mcp. 1994 we needed truth and reconcilation commission and it would have put this issue to rest.

Hora
Hora
2 years ago

When Monkeys from michiru that raised havoc on the areas maize garden year out year in relocate to ndirande mountain,you don’t blame the mountain for the havoc you blame the monkeys. MCP under Kamuzu as a leader apologized for the bad things that were done while he was the head of state both shouldered blame even for the ones done without his knowledge but done in his name without his consent. To me that that was repentance and remorse at its best. The ones in the know of the methods and techniques used are no longer in MCP most are… Read more »

Mesimadzi
Mesimadzi
2 years ago

Repent first Man of God. You know it better Man of God.
When David Committed Adultery with Uriah’s wife, he repented, just as you are doing Man of God. God heard David’s repentance but the product of his sin, the resultant child, had to die. God has heard your request for forgiveness and I believe God has forgiven MCP but your MCP, Man of God, must die. The death of MCP, Man of God, is that the party will never win any election in Malawi.

Kaitano
Kaitano
2 years ago
Reply to  Mesimadzi

Eish! I’m afraid to see you having this type of spiritual ignorance

Marx
Marx
2 years ago

Cheap political propaganda by the miserably failed DPP. MCP moto kuti buuuu!

dee
dee
2 years ago

Kusowa mtengo ogwira uku DPP. Attrocities during one party era involved every Malawian. As such all parties will be affected.

jamax
jamax
2 years ago

MCP Tambala Wakuda the owners of Red Soldiers (Agang’a) please let everyone keep quiet or else ng’ona will cherish you fresh. But guys inali nthawi yowawitsa !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! one can not easily forget!!!

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