Gay rights will not be enshrined in the new Constitution. The Committee of Experts on Constitutional Review said at the weekend they had shrugged off pressure from some British MPs who wanted gay rights to be included in the draft Constitution they are preparing.
Mr Otiende Amolo, a member of the committee said they turned down the British MPs’ request for homosexual rights, with fears that majority of Kenyans would reject the draft during the forthcoming referendum.
“On several occasions some British MPs have approached us on the gay matter. They wanted us to include homosexual and lesbians’ rights in the draft. But we told them in their faces that such a thing cannot happen because if we did so majority of Kenyans will reject the draft during the forthcoming referendum,” he said.
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