Muslims incensed over Sheikhs remarks on gays

The remarks made by a Mangochi sheikh, Mdala Ali Tambuli., that gays need to be accepted as they are has attracted him some fiery...

Gay rights activists gain mileage in fight over review of homosexuality...

The high court sitting in Blantyre on Monday began hearing a petition by a leading rights group in the fight for the rights of...

Govt, activists fight over K50m

Battle lines have been drawn between the office of the Attorney General and human right activists who are demanding K50 million compensation for...

JB appoints Dzonzi as a commissioner of MHRC

In what has been described as a token of appreciation for his role in the Green Card saga of Peter Mutharika that saw Malawians...

New Malawi disability Act welcome

OVER the past few decades, many governments have introduced measures to promote a range of rights for persons with disabilities. In 2006, the UN...

Gender activists condemn attacks on women

Malawi gender activists have condemned perpetrators of recent violent attacks on women telling them to stop attacking women with an aim of getting...

Government is monitoring comments on social media – warns minister

Malawi’s freedom of speech might be under threat if the remarks made by the People’s Party director of Political affairs who is also the...

Media urged to sensitize people on human rights

The Malawi Human Rights Commission has challenged the media to take a leading role in sensitizing people about the state of human rights in...

Of Malawi’s seasoned human rights activists and politics

Malawi will never stop to amuse me. It’s hilarious how people mix everything, politics, human rights, family/personal issues and current affairs. With the current economic...

‘Gandhi statue construction should stop for good’- Human Rights activist

One of Malawi’s Human Rights Activists, Wonderful Mkhutche, has said the halt in the construction of Mahatma Gandhi Statue is not enough, and wants...

Malawi president to improve human rights and political governance

Malawi President Joyce Banda on Monday said her government is committed to improving human rights and political governance in the country. Banda was speaking...

MALAWI GOVERNMENT APPEARS BEFORE THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITEE IN GENEVA...

Malawi Government is appearing before the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Switzerland for a second day today. Malawi is expected to respond...

Khadija’s story, Malawi

Khadija is a shy 15-year-old girl living in Mangochi, a southern province in Malawi. A year ago, Khadija’s older sister agreed to sell her...

Gender Coordination Network drives to empower women economically especially in land...

The Non-governmental Organisation Gender Coordination Network (NGO-GCN) says it will start engaging chiefs in its drive to empower women economically especially in land ownership. Chair...

Dzaleka Refugee Camp: The last refuge of Malawi

Dzaleka field in Malawi, has completed 20 years and has one of the most precarious budgets southern Africa. Hosts more than 17,000 refugees On repeat...

CHRR AND Cedep CALL FOR A THOROUGH AND EXPEDITIOUS INVESTIGATION ON...

Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and the Centre for Development of People (Cedep) have demanded smooth investigations into the controversy surrounding the...

Anita Kalinde against homosexuality

Minister of Gender and Child Development Anita Kalinde astounded a group of 60 school girls on Sunday when she categorically stated that she...

“Don’t take me to Lilongwe please,” Kasambara begs of the Police.

Arrested lawyer who was former Minister of Justice, Ralph Kasambara, and his team of lawyers have refused that he be transferred to Lilongwe under...