Gay rights not included in the draft constitutional -Silungwe
The Constitutional Technical Committee says it has not incorporated gay rights in the draft constitution.
Chairperson Annel Silungwe says it is up to Zambians to make submissions on whether or not to include gay rights in the constitution.
Justice Silungwe was speaking in Lusaka on Saturday during discussion on the first draft constitution. He also stated that the draft constitution has not provided for the establishment of Human Rights Courts.
Justice Silungwe has stated that issues pertaining to human rights shall be handled by the Constitutional Courts
Meanwhile, Justice Silungwe has noted that despite having a status of running mate the Vice President will be amenable to be removed by the party’s disciplinary committee if he violates the constitution.