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Two Zambian gays continue to languish in prison – Amnesty International

The postponement of the trial against two Zambian men charged with same-sex sexual conduct whilst they continue to languish in prison is compounding their suffering, Amnesty International said. “These men should not be facing the courts in the first place. Postponing the trial condemns these men to even more time in prison simply because of… Read More ›

Amnesty International lauds Malawi on suspension of anti-gay laws

Amnesty International has lauded Malawi for suspending laws against same-sex relationships describing the move as a step in the right direction. “Amnesty International welcomes Minister (Ralph) Kasambara’s statement and hopes it serves as the first step toward ending discrimination and persecution based on real or perceived sexual orientation and gender identity in Malawi,” said Noel… Read More ›

Malawi foreign minister Ephraim Chiume made the latest accusation

Malawi gives in, to review bad laws against gays,media

Malawi’s repressive laws, which resulted into a crippling donor aid freeze and saw unprecedented demonstrations in July and left 20 people dead, have formally been referred to the Law Commission for review. Constitutional Affairs Minister Ephraim Chiume made the disclosure at a news conference in Lilongwe. Flanked by leader of the House George Chaponda, he… Read More ›

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