Criminalisation of same sex relationships constitutes a violation of Malawi´s international human rights obligations

The ICJ expresses its serious concern at the unlawful detention, prosecution and conviction of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, a Malawian gay couple.

The ICJ calls for the sentence against them to be unconditionally reviewed and their conviction immediately overturned.

Malawi-criminalisation-same sex relationships constitutes-press release-2010 (full text, PDF)

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