SALC IN THE NEWS: BOTSWANA GAY RIGHTS GROUP WINS LANDMARK CASE

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17 November, 2014

BBC News 14 November 2014 A gay and lesbian group in Botswana has won a landmark legal case in the country’s High Court, allowing it to be officially registered. The judge ruled that the government had acted unconstitutionally in blocking the group, Legabibo. “I am happy with the judgement – …» Read More

Cases

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

10 November, 2014

On Friday 31 October 2014, Mario Masuku and Maxwell Dlamini arrived at the Mbabane High Court for their bail application to be heard. The pair had been arrested in May after participating in a May Day rally in which they called for political change. They were charged with terrorism and …» Read More

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