Undule now ‘man of God’: Insists gays need protection in Malawi
Former fierce human rights activist Undule Mwakasungula, who went into oblivion after making a bold decision to serve God, has maintained his earlier position on same sex marriages, saying the LGBTI (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) community needs protection and support.
Mwakasungula disclosed this in a local newspaper interview after being asked his stand on lesbians and gays considering that he is now a servant of God.
“My position has not changed and I remain strongly convinced that LGBTI (Lesbians, Gays, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex) community needs protection and support. Nobody will shift me on this,” Mwakasungura, former executive director of Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) told The Nation.
“Once Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu said it is not acceptable for us to discriminate against our brothers and sisters on the basis of sexual orientation just as it was not acceptable for discrimination to exist on the basis of skin colour during Apartheid years in South Africa. This issue needs to be debated without emotions or politics,” he added.
Mwakasangura said: “If being LGBT is demonic, then let us cast those demons out of them to set them free from the bondage they are in.”
While supporting the recently signed Marriage, Divorce and Family Relations bill, Mwakasungula concurred with some commentators that some provisions are not in line with human rights standards.
“It is true that some provisions are not in line with human rights standards. I might speculate that the motive or intention of including the definition of sex and defining it in such manner was not good.
“True, the definition leaves a lot to be desired and it really does not recognize that as a society which is democratic, progressing in that regard and 20 years old in transition, we need to consider other orientations to avoid bringing issues of discrimination on our own citizens,” he said.
Mwakasungula, who says that is leading an enjoyable spiritual life, was one of the vocal human rights activists in the country.
He rose to stardom during the late Bingu wa Mutharika regime which was characterized by undemocratic tendencies in the middle of his second term.
mwakasungula ndiwe nchewe ndipo watsala pang’ono kufa
I like the indication but there is need for Undule to clearly understand the nature of the LOVE of God. He love sinners but he hates sin. That is why he sent his only son CHRIST JESUS to die for us and set us free. We can’t continue sinning, we must repeat and follow CHRIST. Gays and Lasbians are afflicted by the demons and they must realize that and surrender to CHRIST JESUS who will set them free. When CHRIST JESUS defended the adulterous woman from stoning to death, the utimate reason was to save her live through Divine redemption.… Read more »
Undule remains activist what has changed here it’s not him but the platform. He wants to use the pulpit. Undule God is following you be careful
Man of God or of Satan.
Gays need salvation. Once thdy are saved the spirit of God li i,g in them will convict them of sin and therefore they will seek delivetance. If the Son of God shall set them free they shall be free indeed. We can not lobby for their protection knowing very well they are destined to hell.Ho.homosexuality is an abomination before God. It brings the wrath of God on the whole nation.
Mwakasunguka is a ngonde not a tumbuka .just a lesson to more and u tumbukas stop saying chewas to all who belong not to north.the’r ngonis, yaos so on and so forth. Compri!
Mwaka Wakukaya,needs Deliverance A Man Of God Can Support Sins In Name Democracy.Democrancy Is For Zi Devil,b Aware Of Zi False Men Of God.God Is 2 Judge,shame On Him.
Mr Mwakasungulla or Desmond Tutu is not our standard of holiness but the Word of God. We are saying no to sin. Homosexuality is sin and it shall remain thus. Our duty is to lead them to Christ. It is wrong to compromise sin in the guise of human rights. Read yr Bible.
we are in the last days & Jesus is soon coming to take his church home. Come Lord Jesus Come!!!
UNDULE you are not aman of GOD .Which bible are reading and i think you are confused because of sickness.GOD is watching you and is going to judge you when time comes.I think you are gay.DONT cheat people .