Malawi Takes Bold Move and Suspends Anti-Gay Laws


The government has suspended laws criminalising same-sex relationships and police have been ordered not to arrest or prosecute homosexuals until parliament has debated the issue.

Displaying the rainbow flag of gay rights activists: Malawi's anti-gay laws punish consensual same-sex conduct with prison sentences of up to 14 years for men and 5 years for women.

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