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Malawi Will Not Arrest, Prosecute Gays Despite Anti-Gay Laws

The Malawian government has reaffirmed its decision to halt the arrest and while lawmakers review existing anti-gay laws. Rights groups Human Rights Watch and the Centre for the Development of the People praised the Malawian government for upholding its 2012 commitment, after prosecutors dropped charges against a same-sex couple.   The rights groups said two men were detained by a neighborhood watch team, who turned them over to police. The men were forced to undergo medical tests...

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