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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe: 'Gays Are 'Inhuman'

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, who has in the past threatened to jail and behead gays, only this month learned that they exist in his own country. Now, in a talk in Zimbabwe's capital, he's keeping his hate speech alive by referring to gays and lesbians as "inhuman."

According to the Washington Blade:


“The West says we must accept there is change in the world, that gays have human rights,” he said during an event at a hotel in Harare, the country’s capital, that commemorated International Women’s Day as the Herald, a Zimbabwean newspaper, reported. “Gays have no human rights. They have human rights – human rights for doing an inhuman thing.”

Jeffrey Smith of the Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights responded to the Blade:

“These comments are consistent with Mugabe’s past statements, describing gays as worse than ‘pigs and dogs.’ For Mugabe to declare gays and lesbians as somehow inhuman, on a day meant to celebrate equality, is horribly ironic and reprehensible.”

In other Mugabe news, the leader says he will boycott next week's European Union-Africa summit in Brussels after his wife was denied a visa to attend the event.

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  1. Mugabe can kiss my ass. Oh no - not that, I wouldn't let a pig like him near me.

    Posted by: John Freeman | Mar 29, 2014 6:28:48 PM

  2. I guess that's another tourist spot I won't be seeing - ever.

    Posted by: Mark | Mar 29, 2014 6:30:23 PM

  3. Mugabe calling someone inhuman is the pot calling the kettle black.

    Posted by: plinx | Mar 29, 2014 6:38:50 PM

  4. This monster must be destroyed. Enough talk. These people are not leaders, they are non-human, sociopathic, escapees from Hell, who must be sent back forcibly. The ones that can affect large numbers of people are the worst and ones who must be eliminated first.

    Posted by: BrokebackBob | Mar 29, 2014 6:45:40 PM

  5. He's like the black Putin

    Posted by: Kev C | Mar 29, 2014 6:50:26 PM

  6. Mugabe is a genocidal monster who shouldn't be in charge of a broom--much less a country.

    Posted by: MajorTom | Mar 29, 2014 6:56:44 PM

  7. The world needs to make this fellow and his like persona non-grata ... no media/news coverage ... make them non-existant!

    Posted by: Drummond | Mar 29, 2014 7:20:17 PM

  8. Love those yellow spectacles..........another twisted toad with much too keen an interest in gays.

    How could it be possible for Mugabe to travel to Europe ,,,never mind his 'wife'.
    He is under a travel ban in most countries.

    Posted by: JackFknTwist | Mar 29, 2014 7:34:50 PM

  9. "Gays have no human rights."

    "gays as worse than pigs and dogs."


    Shall we bring back slavery?! The bible is in favor of that too. Maybe if they're busy fighting old battles over their own damn freedom, they'll have less time and inclination to figuratively and literally demonize gays.

    Posted by: BurnDownThisHouse | Mar 29, 2014 7:35:16 PM

  10. He has just the right mustache

    Posted by: Steve | Mar 29, 2014 7:37:35 PM

  11. Furthermore, maybe if we take away womens' personhood, 'millions of moms' and 'concerned women' and 'momscience' will be busy fighting old battles and will have less time and inclination to campaign against gays.

    Posted by: BurnDownThisHouse | Mar 29, 2014 7:42:05 PM

  12. That statement from something that looks like a Gorilla?

    Posted by: elwoodl | Mar 29, 2014 8:27:30 PM

  13. somebody tell him is face is sh!t stained, he's got some poo poo under his nose!

    Posted by: St.Eve | Mar 29, 2014 8:41:04 PM

  14. Why do we continue to support these countries. I am tired of my tax dollars being used to prop of these regimes.

    Posted by: stephen | Mar 29, 2014 8:53:45 PM

  15. A great many say the same thing about people with dark skin. They're wrong, too.

    Posted by: Gregory in Seattle | Mar 29, 2014 11:00:27 PM

  16. Africa is a failed continent. We need to do what we can to reach out to those individuals who are willing to walk out of religious fog, and into reality with compassion. That is the only way forward, for a place in such corruption, and disarray.

    Posted by: Randy | Mar 29, 2014 11:53:20 PM

  17. This is the "great leader" who took the flourishing, prosperous country of Rhodesia and turned it into a steaming pile of shite in less than 20 years. He will leave quite a legacy of failure to his starving and destitute people.

    Posted by: Brian | Mar 30, 2014 12:06:39 AM

  18. This is a sick man and these are very sick people. Demand that your money, your tax dollars, go no where near Zimbabwe or any country that degrades, destroys and/or murders gay people. We do have power and we need to utilize and focus it.

    Posted by: Mike Ryan | Mar 30, 2014 1:07:49 AM

  19. Inhuman is Robert Mugabe's lack of humanity.

    Posted by: Jay | Mar 30, 2014 2:03:24 AM

  20. Inhuma said by someone who is starving his own people

    Posted by: lukebrux | Mar 30, 2014 4:09:54 AM

  21. Liberals put this ape in power by supporting his war against whites in Rhodesia.

    Posted by: ron | Mar 30, 2014 6:54:19 AM

  22. It's simple, ban all foreign aid and cut importation of sugar and citrus to Zimbabwe - the sweet tooth will hurt the most!

    Posted by: TADPOLICUS WEX | Mar 30, 2014 7:32:47 AM

  23. Mugabe is horrible and the US needs to do something to 1) help the GLBT population of this and other anti gay countries and 2) punish the politicians who support these laws. Having said this, the number of us who have posted here using comments describing Mugabe as an ape, etc., are JUST AS HORRIBLE as Mugabe calling us non human. Your racism is the same mentality that Mugabe uses to promote killing us. If you can not see that you are no better than he is.

    Posted by: Mark | Mar 30, 2014 8:25:27 AM

  24. Isn't there a verse in the Bible that reads, "The ignorant motherf*ckers are with you always."

    Posted by: Bill | Mar 30, 2014 9:09:02 AM

  25. Hitler wannabe

    Posted by: Sean | Mar 30, 2014 10:24:32 AM

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