“We reject attempts to prescribe new rights that are contrary to our values, norms, traditions and beliefs. We are not gays!“
His comments drew a few laughs from the audience.
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Mugabe then went off on Israel and called on the UN to support the Palestinians.
Mugabe insists, “We are not gay!”
Mugabe has a long record of discriminating against gays. Mugabe blamed gays for many of Zimbabwe’s problems in the past and viewed homosexuality as an “un-African” and immoral culture brought by colonists and practiced by only “a few whites” in Zimbabwe.