It is time to acknowledge that Zambia’s democracy is in crisis. The government willingly breaks the law and is set on destroying the competitive multiparty system. It is time for international action before it is too late.
The Coalition for the Defence of Democratic Rights (CDDR) of Zambia has called upon President Michael Sata to put a stop to the harassment, violence, and persecution of opposition political figures. In recent months, the Zambian authorities have blocked meetings, orchestrated electoral violence, and arrested and jailed critics of the ruling party.
Statement from Amsterdam & Peroff LLP 14 April 2012 In an article published on 14 April 2012 in the Post Newspaper of Zambia, Wynter Kabimba, Secretary General of the ruling Patriotic Front party, makes several defamatory and threatening comments with respect toward Mr. Robert Amsterdam, international lawyer to Mr. Henry Banda. Specifically, Mr. Kabimba’s denunciation […]