LEGABIBO judgment reserved

the defence lawyer for members of LEGABIBO, Unity Dow
the defence lawyer for members of LEGABIBO, Unity Dow

High Court Judge, Justice Terrence Rannoane has reserved judgement to an unspecified date in a case involving the state and 20 individuals over the registration of Lesbian, Gays and Bi-sexuals of Botswana (LEGABIBO).

In the case, the defence lawyer for members of LEGABIBO, Unity Dow has described the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs, Edwin Batshu’s decision to decline the association’s registration as a violation of their constitutional rights.

During the heads of argument submission yesterday at the High Court, Dow argued that the minister together with the Director of the Department of Civil and National Registration’s refusal to register LEGABIBO is in contradiction with the country’s laws.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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