Gay fears murder if deported to Malawi from UK: Gets removal directions

A Malawian gay asylum seeker in the UK says he fears he will be killed if deported to his home country following a politician public appeal to kill the LGBTI people.

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The Malawian who spoke to Nyasa Times from his detention centre in Oxford, said he is facing deportation to Malawi – because he doesn’t have enough ‘proof’ of his sexuality.

The former resident of Wolverhampton, Chiyembekezo who asked for his surname to be shielded, told Nyasa Times that his boyfriend is in England and that UK Hom Office has issued him with removal direction and that his flight is on this weekend.

“My claim for asylum was refused because they say my case is not provable that I am gay. But I am proper gay with a recognisable boy friend,” said Chiyembekezo, 25.

He told Nyasa Times that he fears he would face jungle justice for his sexual orientantion in Malawi following comments made by Ken Msonda, spokesperson of the opposition People’s Party in response to the government’s decision to put a moratorium on the anti-gay laws, after an international outcry over the arrest of two gay men in December.

‘Arresting them won’t address this problem because sooner or later they are being released on bail. The best way to deal with this problem is to kILL them!’ Msonda wrote on Facebook.

‘It is pathetic to see our media houses parading these dogs on TV and newspapers hiding behind human rights — human rights my foot! The devil has no rights!’

But now the Malawi Law Society – an umbrella organization of all lawyers in the country – has said Msonda’s words constituted hate speech and called on the Human Rights Commission and police to investigate.

‘This irresponsibility takes an unacceptably different turn when political leaders and opinion makers take the lead in inciting actual violence against fellow citizens,’ it said in a statement.

‘Calling on members of the LGBTI community to be killed is hate speech and is not protected by the Constitution. It is in fact criminal.’

And presidential spokesman Gerald Viola told a local radio that President Peter Mutharika wants gay rights to be protected awaiting review of the laws.

Campaigners in Malawi say homophobic legislation is driving gays underground, making them hard to reach with information that could protect them from Aids.

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kodi ku UK akukakamilako ndi chani kwenikweni… friend has just graduated from the university of birmingham with a masters and hes back…i asked him why he came back pamene ena akulira nkuwe kukana kubwera kumudzi kwa amawo he told me that he was fed up kusuka mbale

mwati Hau?

Amwene kunodi anthu akuphani. Mukamabwera muguliretu coffin….


Ukafika let us know….. make some noise…. you will soon meet your fate…………. If your gay masters are sending you home….. what a hell are you saying.


Mr President why u backing the gays, instead of saying gays must wait the review of the law, u saying they must be protected while waiting for the review of the law……so pls dont be a puppet for the so called white people and thier rotten gay rights.


okufa saopa kuula,still we are ranked the poorest in the world ndiye tingaope chani ofuna aziphedwa agalu amenewa coz sikuti miyoyo isitha chifukwa tikunyengelera agaluwa.Nsonda relax tithana nawo amathanyula amenewa


atangoyelekeza kumkoka msondayo, ativa. pheeyutu sikupusa, muona mkwiyo waa malawi. kodi mulipo angati okonda nyasinu? muti mutisakazile ufulu wa ungwiro tilinawo, tangodziwulurani muone zotsatira.


Brave nsonda


Many gays do not engage in anal sex despite what many posting here believe. Further, it is not a choice that people make so would you criticise or even wish death on someone who has, say, size 8 feet.

Mathanyula Opanda Mano
Mathanyula Opanda Mano

Stupid! Gay ndie chiani? bwela udzachekedwa kobibilako ndi mpeni.



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