Mr. Hichilema has cited the Human Rights Commission, the Zambia Police Service and other Law enforcement agencies as having been operating under political instructions.
The UPND leader says such developments are detrimental to the growth of the country’s democracy and good governance.
He says the government has instilled fear in public institutions which has resulted in them deviating from their objectives to serving the interests of ruling Patriotic Front.
Mr. Hichilema says even the Zambia Center for Inter-Party Dialogue (ZCID) which he says was vibrant under the MMD regime has gone mute.
He says since the PF assumed office in September 2011, ZCID has never presided over any complaints from the opposition as it is scared of the wrath of the PF.