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 Africa Human Rights Defenders General Assembly under the theme  ” A Journey to Sustainability:
Protecting Civic Space through Strengthening Institutions for and Networks of Environmental and Human Rights Defenders in Southern Africa,  held at Ciela Bonanza Resort in Chongwe District, east of Lusaka Province Mr. Sangwa advised delegates to look at the present day environment as taking this in context will make work more realistic.