Skip to main content
Tag

gay

Articles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationSex Worker RightsSOGIE RightsZambia

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 arrested in April 2013 and charged with violating section 178(g)…
Staff Writer
May 22, 2013
Articles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationSOGIE RightsZambia

SALC IN THE NEWS: PAUL KASONKOMONA FIGHTS FOR FAIR TRIAL

The GroundUp Paul Kasonkomona, an HIV/Aids activist based in Zambia, appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court today (15 May) on charges of idle and disorderly behaviour. He was arrested last month after calling on the Zambian government to decriminalise homosexuality and to respect the human rights of gay people, prisoners,…
Staff Writer
May 15, 2013