06 Jun 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ZAMBIAN HIGH COURT TO RULE ON GAY CASE...

Lusaka – The trial of prominent Zambian gay rights activist Paul Kasonkomona was put on hold Wednesday in order for the High Court to rule on a challenge brought by his lawyers. Magistrate Lameck Ngambi granted the defence’s application for…

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06 Jun 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: KASONKOMONA WINS FIRST ROUND BATTLE...

Ground Up Zambian activist Paul Kasonkomona has won an important first round in his court battle. In an interview on Zambian television in April he called for the recognition of gay and lesbian rights, as well as the rights of…

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22 May 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: HOMOSEXUAL CASE REFERRED TO HIGH COURT...

The Lusaka Magistrate’s Court ruled today that the criminal case against HIV activist Paul Kasonkomona should be transferred to the High Court for a hearing on the constitutional issues raised by the defence around the freedom of expression. Kasonkomona was…

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22 May 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ZAMBIA SODOMY TRIAL DELAYED...

Times Live The trial of two Zambian men charged with sodomy was delayed Wednesday and the suspects were remanded in custody, after the constitutionality of the case was challenged by the defence. Philip Mubiana, a 21-year-old barber, and James Mwape,…

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10 Apr 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
ZAMBIA: WHEN DEMOCRACY FAILS: GAYS ARE ZAMBIANS TOO!...

The Lusaka Times The arrest of human rights activist Paul Kasonkomona deserves condemnation by all Zambians of good will. If speaking in favor of gay rights is a crime, then our democracy is hollow. Free speech is among the many…

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10 Apr 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SALC, OSISA DEMAND RELEASE OF KASONKOMONA...

The Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) have expressed their deep concern at the unlawful arrest and continued detention of Zambian HIV and human rights activist Paul Kasonkomona and called upon the…

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10 Apr 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ARREST OF ACTIVIST AMID ANTI-GAY RHETORIC...

On Sunday 7 April 2013, Zambian police officers arrested Paul Kasonkomona at the gate of Muvi TV, a private television broadcaster in Zambia. Mr Kasonkomona, a well-known HIV and human rights activist, had been a guest on a programme debating…

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10 Apr 2013 Tag: Paul Kasonkomona Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: ZAMBIAN POLICE MUST IMMEDIATELY RELEASE ACTIVIST...

ZAMBIAN POLICE MUST IMMEDIATELY RELEASE UNLAWFULLY DETAINED HIV AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST, SAY SALC AND OSISA Johannesburg, 10 April 2013 – The Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) have expressed their deep concern…

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