Human Rights Commission Spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya says there is need for a more reconciliatory approach towards resolving issues that affect students in institutions of higher learning other than using force. Commenting on the brutal manner in which police officers on the Copperbelt manhandled students at the Copperbelt University during their protests over a week ago, Muleya in a statement urged the police to refrain from invading students’ room during protests. He also called on students to stop the practice of stoning and verbally abusing officers assigned to maintain law and order at the institutions. “The Human Rights Commission (HRC) wishes to call upon the Zambia Police Service to refrain from invading rooms of suspected protesting students, dragging them out of…...

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