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26 Dec 2019 | 05:05 AM UTC

Malawi: March against sexual violence in Lilongwe December 27

HRDC supporters plan march against sexual violence in Lilongwe on December 27; heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions expected



Supporters of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) are planning a march against sexual violence in Lilongwe on Friday, December 27. Participants plan to gather at 08:00 (local time) at the Community Ground and head towards Malawi Police Headquarter located in Area 30.

A heightened security presence along with overland travel disruption are to be expected along the march route. 


Individuals in Lilongwe are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protests and public gatherings, anticipate transportation disruptions and a heightened security presence around demonstration sites, and adhere to instructions issued by local authorities.