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Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MWI/CO/1/Add.1, 23 July 2014: Malawi

National human rights institution 6. The Committee is concerned that the Malawi Human Rights Commission does not function fully independently and is not yet adequately funded. The reluctance of the Commission to engage in issues related to the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex persons is also a source of concern for the […]

Concluding Observations, CCPR/C/MWI/CO/1, 18 June 2012: Malawi

7. The Committee is concerned about allegations regarding reported cases of violence and discrimination against people engaging in same-sex relationships in the State party, as well as allegations of incitement to violence against them by some public officials and authorities, despite section 20 of the Constitution, which guarantees equality of persons and prohibits discrimination. The […]