Malawi's president today pardoned and ordered the release of a jailed gay couple sentenced to 14 years in prison. Malawi's president today pardoned and ordered the release of a jailed gay couple sentenced to 14 years in prison.
President Bingu wa Mutharika made the announcement during a press conference with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in Lilongwe, the capital.
A judge earlier this month convicted and sentenced Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza on charges of unnatural acts and gross indecency, both colonial-era laws.
Thanks GOD really, I hope all people and all culture in the world have equal rights for all -- irregardless of their orientations
they were convicted earlier this month but had been on bail up until their conviction - I hope I have that right - I am sure the news said they were on bail up until conviction
Hope they are able to adapt to the wild after all those years of captivity.
Don't thank god, it was gods fault they were in prison in the first place.
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