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Zambia rejects homosexuality

JIMMY CHIBUYE, Choma
ZAMBIA has rejected to adopt legislation that promotes homosexuality and protect the rights of lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people.
The country has also rejected to abolish the death penalty.
Human Rights Commission (HRC) spokesperson Mweelwa Muleya said Zambia rejected the proposed adoption of the said human rights at the latest Universal Periodic Review (UPR) held in November last year in Geneva.
The UPR is a body formed by the United Nations (UN) to periodically examine human rights performance of 193 UN member States.
Mr Muleya said the country, however, accepted recommendations to review the …. READ MORE

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