Gay moratorium illegal, says Malawi Human Rights Commission

State funded Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC) says the executive arm of government has no powers to suspend any law in Malawi therefore the morotorim on gays is illegal and should be disregarded.

Dzonzi: Case stalls

Dzonzi: Case stalls

MHRC chairperson Justin Dzonzi, citing relevant laws, said it is only parliament that has such powers.

He said the executive arm of government should bring such bills to parliament either to completely legalise homosexuality or suspend the laws in the penal code.

Catholic bishops on Friday warned President Peter Mutharika against bowing down to donor pressure to legalise homosexuality.

Archbishop Thomas Msusa told Mutharika to tell donors back off on the matter.

Just hours after the meeting between the president and the catholic bishops at Kamuzu Palace in Lilongwe, minister of Foreign Affairs George Chaponda said the government would hold a referendum to get views of Malawians on whether homosexuality should be legal or not.

An Anglican clerk, Symon Matumbo told a church funded radio, Maziko that he would welcome a gay person in his church after intense counselling.

He said the Anglican church in Malawi just like all churches in Africa do not recognise homosexuality.

It is estimated there are 40000 people who practise homosexuallity in Malawi.

At a special programme on Friday on Radio Maria, veteran musician Lucius Banda said he does not regret that he is undemocratic on gay issues, saying they are against religion and culture.

He said govenment should not relent on their fight against homosexuaity which he said a threat against spiritual families.

Sheikh Dinalla Chabulika of Musllim Association of Malawi said in a radio interview gays and lesbians do not deserve forgivess, saying they will go to hell.

Ken Msonda of People’s Party says gays are worse than dogs while MCP and UDF say government shoullld folllow what the law says on homosexuallity.

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The bible was written by a bunch of idiots! If you say it was written or inspired by a god, then I am sorry to day that he (god) is one great imbecile, cruel and sadistic being! I would be very embarrassed to worship such a monster, given the contents of the bible! So, what ever you say about gays, the educated masses employ rational thought and objective evidence and Not ancient superstores dogma written for moronic sheep, oh I forgot that Jesus is the Shepherd and you are his flock of sheep!!!

swiswiri mbewa

We have our constitution that this Peter Mutharika swore to observe and protect. Now what is this about moratorium on homosexuality penal code?

geiffrey lwanja

What we are saying is no to gay in Malawi, just as we say no to robbery and theft.Just as thieves can be arrested,gays must be arrested.Just as thieves and robbers can repent and get deliverance from the demons that influence their action,gays can also repent and get their deliverance,period.


Why didnt ve MW Law Comm summon those who said all cashgaters be killed y only Msonda on gay issues?

geiffrey lwanja

I understand, Mr.Msondas reaction is based on the fact that it is unthinkable that we can be talking about legalising sin ie gayism.Did the govt legalise cashgatism?no.


No matter how good the thesis is, no matter how arrogant the civil society organizations are…… not even the Law society strongly defends the thesis as regards GAY issues ……… Our voice as Malawians remains the same…. NO

We really know what we are saying so please do not take us for a ride. whether you make a lot of noise using different forums and vessels our Answer will remain the same…… NO…….. A referendum will conclude this damn satanists. We really understands that behind every human right there is a demon face. ROMANS 1:22-28


read Leviticus 18 vs 20 to 30 you will find answers there


wen we say donars this dinars give them chance to take all of them on ther county Malawi we say no to gays pls fake them

DR Andrew banda kaima
DR Andrew banda kaima

We’re the obedience of God where do we take all of this? Does the bible teaching us such evil things? Time is around the corner these are the signs.

When you are the president, you lead both sinful and God’s people. Malawians should now know that this problem started with us in 1994, the time we choose multiparty and democratic way of living and governing institutions. Today we are swallowing our own stupidity and we are shifting the blame to the leadership. I don’t understand, we are foolish. We need to reflect one more time and look at issues objectively. If we say, no gays in Malawi, do we mean these people will never exist? They do exist, that’s the fact. They play hide and that’s how everybody do… Read more »

Jofwindo ndiwe chitsiru. Kukupeza ine nditha kupha ndekha.

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