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Activist’s home bombed in suspected attempt to stop Malawi’s mass protests

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Petrol bomb attack targets Timothy Mtambo, at forefront of protests against alleged rigging of May’s electionsThe home of a leading human rights activist in Malawi has been petrol bombed in what is believed to be a deliberate and targeted move to stop mass demonstrations planned for next week.Three bombs were thrown at the car and home of Timothy Mtambo, the chairman of Malawi’s Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), and the executive director of the Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRC). Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/aug/21/activist-home-bombed-suspected-attempt-to-stop-malawi-mass-protests-timothy-mtambo

Author : Charles Pensulo in Blantyre

Publish date : 2019-08-21 06:00:09

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