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UNAIDS, Non-Profit Groups to Legally Challenge Malawi's Anti-Gay Laws

January 22, 2014

Reuters: UN to launch legal challenge against Malawi anti-gay laws

"The United Nations' AIDS taskforce and human rights groups will launch a court battle against Malawi's laws criminalizing homosexuality, in a rare challenge to rising anti-gay legislation in Africa. ... UNAIDS, the Malawi Law Society, and local rights groups will ask the high court on March 17 to overturn as unconstitutional laws banning same-sex relationships ..." (Banda, 1/21).

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