In this audio, Justice Minister Given Lubinda disagrees with his Home Affairs counterpart Stephen Kampyongo’s statement that police have powers under the Threatened State of Emergency to arrest people indefinitely saying all suspects have the right to be presented before a court. In his debate supporting the extension of the Threatened State of Public Emergency to three months, Lubinda said people’s rights were protected. “I would like to assure the Zambians that their rights are as protected as the Constitution permits and no one has the intention whatsoever of derogating them. They are as sacrosanct as they are written in our Constitution…my friend, Minister of Home Affairs spoke about arrest, let me also remind my honourable colleagues and through them…...

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