Mwelwa Muleya meets former 4th Mongolian President, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
CHIEF Information, Education and Training at the Zambian Human Rights Commission Mr. Mwelwa Muleya talking with former Mongolian President, Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj. He served from 18th June 2009 to 10th July 2017, for 8 years and 22 days as President, for two terms after being re-elected in 2012.
He believes “There is no justice where there is no life”, in his support to replace the Death Penalty with Life Imprisonment, which he did in Mangolia.
“If someone is sentenced to life imprisonment he [she] will everyday be thinking about the crime. That is the real punishment”, he argues.
Before becoming President, he was Prime Minister in 1998 and from 2004 to 2006.
He is reputed as a “Freedom Fighter” and the “Golden Sparrow of Democracy” having contributed to the 1990 Mongolian Democratic Revolution that ended the 70 years of Communist Rule in Mongolia.
He is now Commissioner on the International Commission against Death Penalty (ICDP) headquartered in Spain.