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Region and country Archives: Malawi

Report of the Special Rapporteur on torture. Summary of information, A/HRC/16/52/add.1, 1 March 2011: Malawi

Malawi, 13 January 2010 Concerning Mr. T. C. and Mr. S. M.Mr. T. C. and Mr. S. M. were arrested on 29 December 2009 by the Blantyre Police, following a public traditional engagement ceremony in Chirimba Township. They are currently in detention at Chichiri Prison, pending their trial for gross public indecency and unnatural offences. […]

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, A/HRC/16/44/Add.1, 28 February 2011: Malawi

Malawi Urgent appeal 1489. On 13 January 2010, the Special Rapporteur sent an urgent appeal to the Government concerning the situation of Mr. Dunker Kamba and the Centre for the Development of People (CEDEP). Mr. Kamba is an HIV/AIDS activist working for CEDEP, a non-governmental organization that advocates for sexual minorities and people with HIV/AIDS. […]