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Malawi gay couple’s release brings praise from Obama

The release of a gay Malawian couple given 14 years’ hard labour for “unnatural acts” and “gross indecency” has brought praise from US President Barack Obama.

Jailed gay couple pardoned by Malawi president

The gay Malawi couple sentenced to 14 years’ hard labour and separated from each other after being jailed have now been freed after the Malawian president met UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon.

Scottish leaders urged to help overturn jailing of Malawi couple

The Scottish government is being urged to use its special relationship with Malawi to help overturn the conviction of two men sentenced to 14 years’ hard labour for being gay.

Malawian gay couple given 14 years behind bars

The gay Malawian couple convicted due to their same-sex relationship have been given 14-year jail sentences. Human-rights groups are calling the verdict "outrageous" and "discriminatory."

Malawian gay couple’s conviction is ‘an outrageous verdict’

A gay couple in Malawi have been convicted of “unnatural acts” and “gross indecency” because of their same-gender relationship. And a campaigner says it's an “outrageous verdict”.

Gay Malawians’ defiant prison declaration of love

Two men on trial on charges of homosexuality in Malawi, Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, have issued a defiant message from their prison cell, affirming their love for each other and thanking their supporters in Malawi and worldwide.

Amnesty urged to ‘adopt’ Malawi gay couple

Human-rights advocates are calling for a same-sex couple in Malawi to be adopted as prisoners of conscience by Amnesty International, after they were arrested for holding a traditional engagement ceremony.
 

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