Malawi politician calls for LGBT people to be killed – UN Human Rights responds

The failure to prosecute a case in which one of Malawi’s main political parties has described gay and lesbian people as “worse than dogs” and called for them to be killed “sends a dangerous message that inciting others to kill gay people is legitimate and will be tolerated by the authorities — in effect encouraging violent threats and attacks on the gay and lesbian community in Malawi”, United Nations Human Rightsspokesperson Rupert Colville said at the UN Geneva press briefing on Friday. The statements were made, earlier this month, by People’s Party spokesperson Kenneth Msonda on his personal Facebook page and repeated in media interviews. Mr. Colville said People’s Party spokesperson Kenneth Msonda was due to appear before the Blantyre Magistrate Court today (22 January) a

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