Speaking out against domestic human rights abuses cannot and should not wait until all other global injustices have been addressed.
We are witnessing an engineered intra-party contest as most of the independents belong to the ruling party.
Calls for independent, transparent investigations into cases of alleged enforced disappearances and ratification of the much-discussed convention on disappearances got louder at this UPR.
The EC has repeatedly said one thing and did something other than that, if not the opposite.
Can anyone be blamed for concluding that the EC is partisan and incapable of performing impartially and independently?
The ruling party should stop organising parallel programmes and fuelling confrontation.
It is quite perplexing why the government seems set to repeat the measures that led to horrifying consequences between December 7 and 11 in 2022.