Malawi police tear gas protesters, leaders arrested

Police in Malawi tear gas protesters on Tuesday as a pro-democracy activist handed himself in over his calls for anti-government demonstrations.

Timothy Mtambo heads the Human Rights Defenders Coalition, which has been spearheading protests since last year's disputed presidential elections.

"I can confirm that the chairperson of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition in Malawi, comrade Timothy Mtambo, handed himself over to police. This is in response to the warrant of arrest that was issued on …

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