Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) chairperson Timothy Mtambo has given President Peter Mutharika 7 days to asset bills on electoral reforms passed by parliament.


On Monday, parliament passed a number of bills among others is the 50+1 policy as a way of determining a winner in presidential elections as ordered by the Constitutional Court.


Mtambo has also given Mutharika a week to appoint new Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) commissioners to handle the forthcoming presidential elections on May 19, 2020.


According to Mtambo, if their need is not met, they will mobilize 5 million Malawians to take into the streets to demonstrate to State House to force him sign the bills into law.


After nullifying the May 21, 2019 presidential elections, the Constitutional Court ordered parliament to amend the constitution on electoral reforms.

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