Leading activist organisations have condemned the cruel sentence by a Malawian magistrate imposed on Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, two men (one of whom is transgender and identifies as a woman) because they held a public engangement. They have been sentenced to 14 years in hard labour.
Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga have been sentenced to 14 years in hard labour each. This is the maximum sentence that may be handed down. It follows their unjust conviction of “gross indecency and “unnatural acts”. Steven and Tiwonge have received this sentence because they are open...Read more