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Reverend MacDonald Sembereka

Reverend Macdonald Sembereka

Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC)

Reverend Macdonald Sembereka is a human rights defender and coordinates the Human Rights Consultative Committee (HRCC), a network of local civil society organisations working on accountability of government officials and promoting civil and political rights.


Once considered a country where civil society could express itself freely, Malawi descended into a spiral of authoritarianism which culminated in the targeting of human rights defenders through arrests, prosecution, death threats and the violent dispersal of protests.