Dr. Hon. Timothy Harris, the 3rd Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, and Leader of the Opposition Peoples Labour Party (PLP), recently addressed the public in a press conference, reaffirming the party’s commitment to safeguarding the rights and aspirations of the people. At the heart of his message were the fundamental rights that the PLP aims to protect: the right to free speech, association, opportunity, prosperity, health, safety, and security.Dr. Harris expressed concern over the erosion of these rights in what he described as some of the darkest days in the country’s history. He criticized the ruling SKN Labour Party government, accusing them of creating an environment where those who exercise their rights are victimized. He cited instances of suppression, including unfair dismissals and lack of government opportunities based on one’s political affiliation.The PLP leader urged citizens not to succumb to fear and emphasized the importance of speaking out against injustices. He extended an invitation to individuals who believe in fairness and transparency, assuring them that the PLP stands ready to work together to protect and uphold the rights of the people.Dr. Harris concluded his statement by asserting that the current challenges faced by the nation require competent leadership focused on improving the lives of the people. He emphasized the PLP’s track record of caring for the masses and pledged to bring relief and assistance to those suffering. With a strong belief in the power of unity, he affirmed that the PLP’s word is their bond, promising to champion the rights and well-being of the citizens they serve.