Zambia

Zambie. Deux hommes accusés de relations sexuelles «contre nature» ont été relaxés

Un tribunal de Zambie a relaxé jeudi 3 juillet deux Zambiens accusés d’avoir eu des relations sexuelles consentantes, au motif que les faits n’étaient pas prouvés au-delà de tout doute raisonnable. Il s’agit là de la bonne décision, mais elle a été prise pour de mauvaises raisons, a déclaré Amnesty International. Un tribunal de Zambie a relaxé jeudi 3 juillet deux Zambiens accusés d’avoir eu des relations sexuelles consentantes, au motif que les faits n’étaient pas prouvés au-delà de tout doute raisonn

Zambia: Court acquits two men accused of having sex ‘against the order of nature’

Today’s court decision to acquit two Zambian men accused of having consensual sex with each other because the case had not been proved beyond reasonable doubt is the right decision for the wrong reasons, Amnesty International said today. Today’s court decision to acquit two Zambian men accused of having consensual sex with each other because the case had not been proved beyond reasonable doubt is the right decision for the wrong re

Zambia: Court acquits two men accused of having sex ‘against the order of nature’ - 3 July 2014

Headline Title:  Zambia: Court acquits two men accused of having sex ‘against the order of nature’   Today’s court decision to acquit two Zambian men accused of having consensual sex with each other because the case had not been proved beyond reasonable doubt is the right decision for the wrong reasons, Amnesty International said today.   Media Node:  Zambia “It is appalling that these men have spent over a year in prison awaiting trial charged with something which should not be a crime ” Source:  Simeon Mawanza, Amnesty International’s Zambia researcher Date:  Thu, 03/07/2014 URL:  Zambia: Court postpones verdict on two men accused of having gay sex Description:  News story, 30 May 2014 URL:  Zambia: End state-sponsored persecution as same-sex trial reaches verdict Description:  News story, 21 February 2014 URL:  Rising levels of homophobia in sub-Saharan Africa are dangerous and must be tackled Description:  News story/report, 25 June 2013

Zambie. Un tribunal reporte le jugement dans le procès de deux hommes accusés d’avoir eu des relations homosexuelles

La détention prolongée de deux Zambiens accusés d’avoir eu des relations homosexuelles est un affront pour tous ceux qui défendent les droits fondamentaux, l’égalité et la non-discrimination, et les autorités doivent les libérer immédiatement. La détention prolongée de deux Zambiens accusés d’avoir eu des relations homosexuelles est un affront pour tous ceux qui défendent les droits fondamentaux, l’égalité et la non-discrimination, et le

Zambia: Se aplaza la sentencia de dos hombres acusados de relaciones homosexuales

La prolongada detención en Zambia de dos hombres acusados de mantener relaciones homosexuales constituye una afrenta a todas las personas que creen en los derechos humanos fundamentales, la igualdad y la ausencia de discriminación, por lo que ambos deben ser puestos en libertad de inmediato, ha manifestado Amnistía Internacional hoy. La prolongada detención en Zambia de dos hombres acusados de mantener relaciones homosexuales constituye una afrenta a todas las personas que creen en los derechos humanos fundamentales, la igualda

Zambia: Court postpones verdict on two men accused of having gay sex - 30 May 2014

Headline Title:  Zambia: Court postpones verdict on two men accused of having gay sex The protracted detention of two Zambian men accused of having sex is an affront to all who believe in fundamental human rights, equality and non-discrimination and they should be released immediate The protracted detention of two Zambian men accused of having sex is an affront to all who believe in fundamental human rights, equality and non-discrimination. Media Node:  zambia Twitter Tag:  zambia Story Location:  United Kingdom 0° 10' 13.0368" S, 33° 23' 54.3768" E See map: Google Maps “Locking up people on the basis of their real or perceived sexual orientation is reprehensible and a clear breach of international law.” Source:  Amnesty International's Simeon Mawanza

Zambia:Court postpones verdict on two men accused of having gay sex

The protracted detention of two Zambian men accused of having sex is an affront to all who believe in fundamental human rights, equality and non-discrimination and they should be released immediately, said Amnesty International today. The protracted detention of two Zambian men accused of having sex is an affront to all who believe in fundamental human rights, equality and non-discrimination and they should be released immediate

Zambie. Alors qu’un jugement est attendu dans un procès pour relations homosexuelles, l’État doit mettre un terme à la persécution

Les autorités zambiennes doivent mettre fin à la persécution fondée sur l’orientation sexuelle présumée, a déclaré Amnesty International alors que le jugement dans le procès de deux hommes zambiens accusés d’avoir eu des relations sexuelles « contre-nature » est attendu mardi 25 février. Les autorités zambiennes doivent mettre fin à la persécution fondée sur l’orientation sexuelle présumée, a déclaré Amnesty International alors que le jugement dans le procès de deux hommes zambiens

Zambia: End state-sponsored persecution as same-sex trial reaches verdict - 21 February 2014

Headline Title:  Zambia: End state-sponsored persecution as same-sex trial reaches verdict The Zambian authorities must end the persecution of individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation, Amnesty International said as the trial of two Zambian men accused of having sex “agains The Zambian authorities must end the persecution of individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation, Amnesty International said as the trial of two men accused of having sex “against the order of nature” is set to conclude on  25 February. Media Node:  Zambia Story Location:  Zambia 16° 21' 23.5692" S, 26° 22' 9.0696" E “There has been a string of violent attacks and state prosecutions of people believed to be gay or lesbian in Zambia. ” Source:  Simeon Mawanza, Zambia Researcher at Amnesty International. URL:  Zambia: Drop charges against men accused of same-sex conduct Description:  News Story, 11 September 2013. URL:  Rising levels of homophobia in sub-Saharan Africa are dangerous and must be tackled Description:  News Story, 25 June 2013. URL:  African activists fight homophobia Description:  Feature, 26 June 2013.

Zambia: End state-sponsored persecution as same-sex trial reaches verdict

The Zambian authorities must end the persecution of individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation, Amnesty International said as the trial of two Zambian men accused of having sex “against the order of nature” is set to conclude on Tuesday, 25 February.  The Zambian authorities must end the persecution of individuals based on their perceived sexual orientation, Amnesty International said as the trial of two Zambian men accused of having sex “agains

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