Malawi: Pastors Push Gov’t to Arrest 4,000 Gays

A coalition of pastors in Malawi have reportedly threatened to drag the government to court to force it arrest 4,000 homosexuals living in the northern city of Mzuzu. The move follows a research published by a local human rights grouping Centre for the Development of the People (Cedep) which said that northern Malawi’s city of Mzuzu has a population of 4,000 homosexuals.

The Young Pastors Coalition of Malawi (YPCM) has accused the government of encouraging homosexuality through its failure to arrest gays and lesbians.

“We want the group that conducted the survey to present the names of the 4,000 homosexuals to police so that they can be arrested and face prosecution,” the pastors argued in a statement. Read more via Med Africa Times