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Malawi: numerous government spies at bishops’ meeting

Catholic World News - September 28, 2011

As Malawi’s bishops meet amid civic unrest, “there is heavy circulation of regime spies” attempting to intimidate the bishops and “sniff what is being discussed,” according to a cleric present at the meeting.

A month ago, Bishop Joseph Mukasa Zuza, the president of the episcopal conference, called upon President Bingu wa Mutharika to “stop suffocating civil society, the press, the judiciary power and democracy.”

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