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Zambia’s growing intolerance towards LGBTI persons

From Zambian human rights activist Juliet Mphande: During recent weeks, we have received numerous reports of increased violations against sexually diverse and gender-variant persons, particularly gay men, in Zambia. Beating by anti-gay mob, including police On January 3, 2014, a self-identifying gay man was beaten up by a mob of people in Lusaka’s Garden compound. … Continue reading

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Amid repression, Zambian First Lady opposes anti-LGBT bias

Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata, the wife of Zambian President Michael Sata, has appealed for an end to discrimination against sexual minorities. There was no word about whether her words will have any immediate effect on Zambia’s ongoing wave of homophobic repression, which includes trials of four men in Kapiri Mposhi and in Lusaka who are accused … Continue reading