[JURIST] Malawian Justice Minister Ephraim Chiume said Thursday that President Bingu wa Mutharika has ordered the Malawi Law Commission [official websites] to review several controversial laws, including a law banning homosexual acts. Chiume stated that the review was in response to public criticism [Africa Review report]. Commentators suggest that the purpose of the review of the ban on homosexual acts is to attract US aid. On Tuesday US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton [official profile] announced that the US would…

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