Day: May 29, 2010

MALAWI PARDONS JAILED GAY COUPLE

Via BBC News A gay couple jailed in Malawi after getting engaged have been pardoned by President Bingu wa Mutharika. Mr Mutharika, speaking as UN chief Ban Ki-moon visited his country, said he had ordered their immediate release. Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga were given 14-year jail terms earlier this month after being convicted of gross indecency and unnatural acts. The case has sparked international condemnation and a debate about homosexuality in the country. Continue Reading…. Aid donors put pressure on the []

ACTOR DENNIS HOPPER DIES

Hollywood actor Dennis Hopper has died at age 74. The veteran actor lost his long battle with prostate cancer this morning, surrounded by friends and family. Rest In Peace Dennis Hopper.