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SALC LITIGATION MANUAL: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION – LITIGATING CASES OF LIMITATIONS TO THE EXERCISE OF FREEDOM OF SPEECH AND OPINION

  This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving freedom of expression. The manual discusses the use of foreign and international law in domestic litigation as well as providing an overview to …» Read More

NEWS RELEASE: Swazi Supreme Court Releases Mario Masuku and Maxwell Dlamini on Bail

Mbabane: On Tuesday, 14 July 2015, the Swaziland Supreme Court granted bail to the president of the People‚Äôs United Democratic Movement, Mario Masuku, and the secretary general of the Swaziland Youth Congress, Maxwell Dlamini. Masuku and Dlamini were arrested on 1 May 2014 after participating at a May Day celebration …» Read More

Swaziland Judicial Crisis Timeline

22 February 2013 Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi, appeals a decision by the Swaziland Revenue Authority (SRA) to tax him on a gratuity he received and to impose a tax rate of 33% (as opposed to the 15% he had previously been taxed). 26 February 2015 The matter is heard by …» Read More

Femi Falana v African Union Commission

Femi Falana v African Union Commission» Read More

Roy Leslie Bennett Judgment

This application is brought in terms of s 24 of the Constitution of Zimbabwe. Section 24 of the Constitution provides that any person who alleges that the Declaration of Rights has been, is being, or is likely to be, contravened in relation to him may apply to the Supreme Court for redress.» Read More