Africa,  Human Rights

Crackdown in Malawi: an appeal from LabourStart

Over on Shiraz Socialist, I read about the deaths of 19 protestors in Malawi following protests at deteriorating economic conditions and the introduction of laws limiting freedom of the press.   Eric Lee of LabourStart notes:

This is extremely urgent, and we know how difficult it is to wage a global campaign in August, when so many people are away on vacation.

You can read more about the new legislation here.

Hat Tip: Shiraz Socialist