This week, the nation woke up to the news that the Opposition leaders, MMD President DrNevers Mumba and UPND President Hakainde Hichilema came to South African for legalconsultation with their lawyers in Rosebank.Why did they choose to meet from South Africa? Are they cowards? Are they auctioning thesovereignty of the independent Republic of Zambia?On 8
June 2012, the then Minister of Home Affairs, Hon Kennedy Sakeni was quoted in ThePost Newspaper and I quote;"In fact let me tell you that from the word go, Amsterdam is not welcome. We do not need himas tourist. Let him go and tour other countries. That is the position. We can't allow a foreigner tocome and start engaging in our internal affairs. He should forget about that VISA.
End of quote.(http://www.postzambia.com/post-read_article.php?articleId=27745)Based on this PF Government stance, the Opposition Party leaders decided to meet him in SouthAfrica. So Hon Sakeni should be honest enough to recall this Visa ban unless his memory serveshim wrong.After the meeting, the Zambian Opposition leaders were asked by journalists about the meetingand they confessed that it was about consulting their lawyer on Zambia
Human Rights record.Is it true PF Party Government is turning Zambia into a Dictatorial State?On 13
August 2012,Police in Lusaka arrested opposition United Party for NationalDevelopment-UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema on charges of uttering misleading informationlikely to cause a breach of peace On 10
December 2012 MMD President Nevers Mumba was arrested in rural Copperbelt Province whilst on his way to meeting a local Chief. Do you need Police permit to greet yourchief?Will i also need Police permit to go to Mwansabombwe and meet my uncle Paramount Chief Mwata Kazembe one day?On 25
December 2012, Zambia Police on the Copperbelt Province of Zambia arrested DrNevers Mumba for
issuing alarming statement that PF had paid some people K1.4 billion todestabilise MMD.
Who was the complainant in this matter? Zambia Police or PF Secretariat?On 17
January 2013,UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema was arrested for uttering a defamatorystatement against President Michael Sata during a tour of Kalikiliki Market.The PF Government has been denying Police permits to Opposition leaders thereby denyingthem their rights to Assembly as enshrined in the United Nation
s Geneva Convention.PF Government has only been in power for about one year and 6months, but the country hasexperienced the worst human rights abuses that must even be shocking Zimbabwean leaderRobert Mugabe.