STRONG LEGAL FRAMEWORKS NEEDED TO BACK HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER’S

This year’s Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Summit (SAHRDS) which attracted delegates across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region focused on the vulnerability of those that are always on the forefront fighting for democracy and peace in their nations. The 2022 SAHRDS themed: ” A Journey to Sustainability: Protecting Civic Space through Strengthening Institutions for and Networks of Environmental…

SANGWA CALLS FOR INSTITUTIONAL CHANGE

Constitutional Lawyer (SC) John Sangwa, has called for institutional change as people focus on the consolidated good governance. State Counsel Sangwa regretted that human rights defenders are fighting for their survival, invariably making it difficult for them to act effectively. Sangwa says transformation in the area of democracy and freedom of expression must be entrenched. speaking during the 2022 Southern…

PAAGZ EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR ON HUMAN RIGHTS

People‚Äôs Actions for Accountability and Good Governance in Zambia (PAAGZ) Executive Director and Human Rights Defender, Fumba Chama says it is every persons responsibility to protect the human rights of citizens. Speaking during the on going Southern African Human rights Defenders summit held at Ceila resort, Mr Chama says there is need for political will from government as duty holders,…