Malawi backtracks on suspended criminalization of homosexuality

From Face of Malawi Tue Nov 13 2012, 08:50:46

Last Wednesday, Malawian Justice Minister Ralph Kasambara backtracked on his announcement that Malawi intends to suspend criminalization of homosexuality. His initial announcement was supported by the international community, including Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch. Kasambara's reversal comes after his initial announcement sparked internal conflict in Malawi. In his most recent statement Kasambara said, "There [...]

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