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Zambia Opposition Leader Urges Supporters to Avoid Violence

The leader of Zambia’s main opposition party called on supporters this week to avoid political violence despite what the party said was extreme provocation by the ruling Patriotic Front ahead of the August 11 general election. Hakainde Hichilema, leader of the United Party for National Development, also urged the international community to monitor what he called human rights abuses by Zambian state institutions, like the police. His remarks came after Geoffrey Mwamba, a leading member...

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