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18 September, 2014

The Nation, By Edwin Nyirongo   Civil society organisations (CSOs) and a constitutional law expert have condemned the joint security operation conducted last weekend, saying it is a violation of people’s rights. Malawi Police Service (MPS) in conjunction with Malawi Defence Force (MDF), Immigration Department and intelligence agencies carried out the …» 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

16 September, 2014

15 SEPTEMBER 2014 GABORONE, BOTSWANA On Monday 15 September 2014, the Gaborone High Court, Dingake J presiding, heard a constitutional challenge to Botswana’s Adoption Act. The applicant is a father who seeks to prevent his minor child from being adopted against his wishes. The applicant challenged the constitutionality of section 4(2)(d)(i) …» Read More

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  • Joint statement by civil society organisations in Malawi condemning recent police sweeping exercises available at ,
  • efficient development of national action plans requires adequate legislation and knowledge sharing,
  • discussing state duty to protect through development of national action plans on business and human rights.,
  • SALC attending day three of in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.,
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