21 Sep 2018 Staff Writer
SALC in the news: Polls open in eSwatini, where king has absolute rule...

The DW A country with no political parties and an absolute monarch, critics have called eSwatini's elections a sham. Authorities claim the polls "preserve its very rich cultures and traditions." The tiny African kingdom of eSwatini, formerly Swaziland, was headed…

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20 Sep 2018 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: eSwatini police attack unarmed protesters with batons, stun gr...

news24 Police in eSwatini have come under fire after they used batons and stun grenades to disperse protesting workers in Manzini. According to reports demonstrators and police clashed in Swaziland during a protest action to demand higher wages and reforms…

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19 Sep 2018 Staff Writer
Statement: SALC condemns police attacks on protesting workers in Swaziland...

During the week preceding the elections, marches were planned by striking civil servants, teachers and nurses in the four major cities and towns of Mbabane, Manzini, Nhlangano and Siteki. The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) and its affiliates are…

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14 Sep 2018 Staff Writer
Statement: Launch of research report on “The alignment of Eswatini’s...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre released a report on "The Alignment of Eswatini's Domestic law with recommendations of United Nations Human Rights Mechanisms" in Mbabane on the 13th of September 2018. The report was drafted with support from the European…

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06 Sep 2018 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: TWO COURT DISPUTES TEST SA’s COMMITMENT TO RULE OF LAW...

The Daily Maverick President Cyril Ramaphosa faces great risks but also opportunities in how he handles ICC and SADC Tribunal cases. Are the planets aligning for South Africa to make a significant contribution to reforming the International Criminal Court (ICC)…

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04 Sep 2018 Staff Writer
Statement: Southern African Human Rights Defenders Network condemns the violent ...

The SAHRDN has today demanded that the Malawian Police and relevant government authorities urgently and openly investigate the violence, assault and threats against the staff of the Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) and bring the perpetrators to justice.…

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