BOTSWANA PRISONS: FOREIGN INMATES WIN CASE FOR FREE HIV TREATMENT

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3 September, 2015

The World Post JOHANNESBURG — On April 15 of this year, Themba Maphosa awoke to news that five immigrants had been killed by South African gangs the previous night in Durban. A month earlier, the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini shouted at a rally that “foreigners must pack their bags and …» Read More

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Botswana: Securing access to HIV treatment for prisoners

7 April, 2015

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

31 August, 2015

      Right 2 Know (R2K), the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), and the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI), in collaboration with the Wits Journalism School, present a discussion on: “Threats to media freedom in southern Africa: The use of criminal defamation and other mechanisms to silence journalists.” 7 September …» Read More

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