By Malawi Freedom Network
Here We Go Again: Its The Airport, Boader Shutdown
The Anti-Jane Ansah demonstrations organisers, Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) have finally announced, that the next punch of protests will be held at all airports and border posts in the country.
Making the announcement on Tuesday in Lilongwe, the HRDC leadership said they have decided to ahead with organising the protests after they have observed complete silence and the demanded resignation from the Chairperson of Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC), Justice Jane Ansah.
According to plan, the HRDC have said they will effect the shutdown between August 27 and 30, 2019.
Before the starting of the high profile presidential elections case which now in progress, the HRDC announced the temporary stoppage of the demonstrations aimed giving chance to the court proceedings.
By the time the planned airport and boarder shutdown will be effected, the period in which the case was scheduled to run will have elapsed.
If there will be no more response from Jane Ansah in terms of the demanded resignation, the HRDC has said, they will plan another round of massive demonstrations in which 2 million people will March in each of the country’s major cities of Mzuzu, Lilongwe and Blantyre.