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Men could face up to 14 years in prison with hard labour in ‘devastating blow for human rights in Africa’

Godfrey Mapondera in Blantyre and David Smith, Africa correspondent guardian.co.uk, Steven Monjeza (l) and Tiwonge Chimbalanga in court in Blantyre, Malawi, earlier this year. Photograph: Eldson Chagara/Reuters A couple in Malawi were today…
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18 May 2010
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Gay couple lawyer mitigates for non-custodial sentence

By NYASA TIMES Lawyer of the gay couple, Steven Monjeza, 26 and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, 20 convicted for homosexuality, has asked the Blantyre Magistrates Court to mete a non-custodial sentence mitigating the…
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18 May 2010
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Gay couple sent to test waters, to hell with donors-Kaliata

By Nyasa Times Arraigned gay couple Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza were sent by international homosexuality campaigners to taste the resolve of Malawi, Minister of Gender, Women and Children Affairs…
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24 April 2010
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Date set in trial of Malawi gay couple

EDGE Boston When 26-year-old Steven Monjeza and 20-year-old Tiwonge Chimbalanga celebrated an engagement ceremony in the African nation Malawi, it was symbolic of their love. But the legal ramifications that…
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23 March 2010
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Tutu speaks out against attacks on LGBT rights in Africa

Check out Archbishop Tutu’s  opinion piece in the Washington Post today speaking out against the attack on LGBT rights in Africa.  He particularly mentions the situation in Malawi, where we…
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12 March 2010