Wednesday, June 12, 2024

Masisi asked to intervene in Church LGBTIQ+ row

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has been asked to intervene in the ensuing standoff between churches and the gay community over a Bill aimed at amending sections that criminalise same sex relationships.

In a strongly worded petition titled “calling Batswana to support human dignity as Botswana Parliament debates Amendment of the Penal Code Bill No.29 of 2022,” the Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO) called on the “President of Botswana H.E Mokgweetsi E.K. Masisi to remember the promises made during our courtesy visit to office of the President in January 2022…”

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