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29 August, 2014

Nicole Fritz The Mail and Guardian President Jacob Zuma is party to a regional pact that makes the application of law discriminatory. In the pomp and ceremony surrounding the 34th Southern African Development Community summit of heads of state and government – the annual gathering of the region’s big (and …» Read More

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Botswana: Securing access to HIV treatment for prisoners

6 February, 2014

SALC is working with the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and AIDS (BONELA) to challenge the Botswana government’s policy of refusing HIV treatment to non-citizen prisoners. Currently, citizen prisoners are entitled to free HIV treatment. In addition, the government provides non-citizen prisoners with treatment for opportunistic infections, such as tuberculosis. …» Read More

28 August, 2014

SALC has prepared a briefing paper which summarises the incidents of infringements of freedom of expression that have taken place in Swaziland this year. It highlights the serious risks activists face in that country, and indicates how the actions of the Swazi government are severely hampering activism in Swaziland.   …» Read More

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  • SALC has prepared a briefing paper on the infringements of freedom of expression in Swaziland. To read it, click here ,
  • See also SALC's blog on how the Swazi government is silencing debate on the withdrawal of AGOA financial assistance ,
  • Today in the Mondli Makhanya talks about SA's deafening silence in the face of Swazi human rights abuses ,
  • Read SALC's latest blog on the latest infringement of freedom of expression in Swaziland and its relationship to AGOA ,
  • SALC is deeply concerned about the continued clamp down on freedom of expression in Swaziland, See our full statement ,

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