LILONGWE, MaraviPost: Spokesperson person for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Nicholas Dausi has called out Amnesty International for being blind to the pain and misery HRDC has caused Malawians including killing of a Police officer.
Dausi’s remarks came following the call made by the International body demanding an immediate release of two so-called Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) members Mac Donald Sembereka and Gift Trapence.
In the statement Amnesty International Director for East and Southern Africa Deprose Muchena said the arrest is subjected to threats that were issued by Mutharika and some top officials of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
Muchena also demanded that President Peter Mutharika and members of his Democratic Progressive Party DPP, to stop intimidating, harassing and threatening the human rights activists.
In his response Dausi said the body only pointing fingers at the DPP led government, without denouncing the destruction of property, death of a police officer, resultant from the HRDC led protests which turned violent.