African civil society expresses outrage at the conviction of Malawi couple

May 20, 2010

Over 20 (and growing) African civil society groups have expressed outrage at the harsh sentence handed down this morning in Malawi and are calling on the government to release Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga and repeal the discriminatory laws criminalizing consensual sexual behavior. The statement was put together by us, AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa, Centre for the Development of People and Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation.

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