Thursday, 20 May 2010

UK Parliament: Motion: Human Rights in Malawi
11.01.2010 by Hemming, John

That this House notes the same-sex engagement ceremony in late December 2009 of Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga; calls on the President of Malawi to ensure that they are released from jail and that all charges against them for homosexual relations are dropped; and calls on the government of Malawi to decriminalise homosexuality in accordance with the equality and non-discrimination clauses of the Malawian constitution and the African Charter on Human and People's Rights, and to ensure the human rights of all its citizens, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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