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MALAWI: MALAWIANS DEBATE LEGALIZING GAY MARRIAGE

Rights campaigners say current laws against gays are a violation of human rightsIn late December, two gay men held an engagement ceremony – and were promptly arrested. The event prompted a public debate over the legalization of homosexuality.Sections 153 and 156 of the country’s penal code outlaw sexual intercourse between…
Staff Writer
19 Feb 2010
MalawiNewsSOGIE Rights

STATEMENT: CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS CALL FOR THE REPEAL OF DISCRIMINATORY LAWS AND THE DISMISSAL OF CHARGES IN MALAWI SAME-SEX CASE

CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS CALL FOR THE REPEAL OF DISCRIMINATORY LAWS AND THE DISMISSAL OF CHARGES IN MALAWI SAME-SEX CASE We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our deep concern at the imprisonment and prosecution of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga under provisions of Malawi’s penal code criminalizing private sexual behavior.  We…
Staff Writer
21 Jan 2010