Zimbabwe police raid gay group offices, arrest 2

Associated Press
By CHENGETAI ZVAUYA (AP)

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Police have arrested two members of a gay organization after they posted a letter in their office from former San Francisco Mayor Willie Lewis Brown criticizing the Zimbabwean president’s opposition to homosexuality, their lawyer said Monday.

Ellen Chadehama, 34, and Ingatius Mhambi, 38, are employees of the Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) organization. They were arrested on allegations under Zimbabwe’s censorship laws on Friday.

Attorney David Hofisi said the two will remain in jail until Wednesday — Tuesday is a public holiday in Zimbabwe — after police seized the letter from the organization’s suburban offices. Read More.

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