‘We are not gays’ Mugabe shouts in UN speech

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe interrupted a talk on economic development at the United Nations (UN) General Assembly to blurt out “we are not gays.”

Mugabe used the United Nations podium on Monday evening to attack homosexuality in front of the General Assembly.

Mugabe used the United Nations podium on Monday evening to attack homosexuality in front of the General Assembly.

His comments came as he was busy urging nations to invest in the African continent and said that while he was in favour of human rights he would not allow gay marriage.

He said: “We equally reject attempts to prescribe new rights that are contrary to our norms, values, traditions and beliefs.

“We are not gays. Cooperation and respect for each other will advance the cause of human rights worldwide. Confrontation, vilification, and double-standards will not.”

It the past he has called homosexuals “worse than pigs and dogs”.

The 91 year Zimbabwe leader added: “Nowhere does the charter abrogate the right to some to sit in judgment over others, in carrying out this universal obligation. In that regard, we reject the politicization of this important issue and the application of double standards to victimize those who dare think and act independently of the self-anointed prefects of our time.”

An audible laughter from the U.N. audience is said to have been heard after the son of Africa roared on the issue he has always minced no words on.

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chisomo
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Wen Obama addressed the African Union as the first American President this year I was excited. I thought that African leaders had an opportunity to tell America and the West how Africans cherish our traditions culture and values. What it means to be African and how we view democracy in light of our own culture. Is democracy here to replace those values beliefs and culture? Since in a democracy the majority rules why is it that sex preferences are included in the rights of the minorities? Is this not a ploy to impose other people s way of life onto… Read more »
Jamison Lungu
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Listen to the whole speech. I found it laughable that people are falling for the colonisers’ mentality of vilifying our comrade leader over an issue we consider undebatable. What about the issue of UN reforms? Our comrade talked about the need to be inclusive in selection process of the Secretary General. He also touched on the nervy subject of inclusion in the UN Security Council. I am really disturbed that these issues could not be highlighted above a nonissue of gay sex. #ColonizedMinds.

Alungwana
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Shame on America, shame on Britain.

Imraan Sadick
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Viva comrade Mugabe I salute you—-how I wish your brother in principles was still around (Gadaff)

chipembere
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True son of Africa

Jarsn Phiko
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In short, Ife Mulungu anatilengela akazi kuti tizikwatila ndikumagona nawo, osati amuna azathu kapena akazi azawo. God in his imagination made good things osati nyasi zanuzo ai. Tisiyeni ife tizikwatila akazi tizibala wana. Mwamuna mzathu tidzabeleka naye. izi nzopusa zenizeni, zankutu, zawana zosafulika, asatana inu.

chisomo
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Now let this issue die. Bring to Africa technology and expertise that will revive our continent. If not keep your aid and let us live in dignity.

Jarsn Phiko
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Mugabe is a true leader, with charisma and sense of judgement. I wish we had gotten closer to this man’s state of mind. A leader should make sound decisions and not making decisions based on feed-me character. Rights or no rights, we do not need to be gays in our land. The whites should not force us to rebel against God in that manner. This is sodom and gomorrah. If they us to have their money in exchange for these silly ideologies, we say to hell with their money. After all we have suffered alot already. It is better to… Read more »
bigman munthuwaMulungu
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bigman munthuwaMulungu

I salute you comrade, God wul punish you America n your gay simpathizers. hw I hate this issue. zopusa kuno NOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!

Highly Favoured
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The true son of Africa Comrade Mugabe,, you are the leader for the entire Africa, , unfortunately, you have no deputy.

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