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No bail, no trial; 5+ months in Zambian prison on gay charges

Two Zambian men have been jailed for nearly six months without a conviction on  homosexuality charges that resulted in their arrest last spring. They are victims of continuing legal delays and the country’s public campaign against homosexuals. The latest delay in the case of Philip Mubiyana and James Mwape came as the judge ordered the … Continue reading

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5 months in Zambian jail as gay trial falters; no eyewitnesses

Observers in Zambia supplied this information about the ongoing trial of Philip Mubiana and James Mwape, who could face up to 14 years in prison on charges of homosexual activity: The clock keeps ticking in the homosexuality trial of James Mwape and Philip Mubiana in Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia.  They’re heading toward five months in jail without … Continue reading

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4th month in jail for gay couple facing Zambia trial delays

Activists in Zambia supplied this information about the ongoing trial of Philip Mubiana and James Mwape, who could face up to 14 years in prison on charges of homosexual activity: The homosexuality trial of  Philip Mubiana and James Mwape in Kapiri Mposhi, Zambia, has been delayed again. The judge, Kabwe Principal Resident Magistrate John Mbuzi, … Continue reading