Madonna accepts adoption monitoring

MADONNA accepts a Malawian high court ruling allowing a coalition of human rights groups to monitor her as she tries to adopt a Malawian child, the singer’s lawyer said yesterday.

“They have no problem with it and are also willing to sit back and wait,” Alan Chinula told reporters in the capital, Lilongwe.

Justice Andrew Nyirenda ruled on Wednesday that the Human Rights Consultative Committee and the state-run Malawi Human Rights Commission could join the adoption process as friends of the court and could pursue their application for a full judicial review of the interim custody order he earlier granted to Madonna. Mr Chinula said the challenge would help clarify Malawi’s ”antiquated laws” on adoption.

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