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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. In addition, the State Prosecutor has allegedly applied for an order to force Mr. C. and Mr. undergo anal examinations to prove that they had sex with each other.

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