SADC

SALC IN THE NEWS: Can SADC pass the Lesotho-test?

Annabel Raw Daily Maverick At the end of October, the Lesotho Court of Appeal gave judgment in an important case relating to efforts by the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) to bring peace to Lesotho. The extent to which SADC is able to act following the judgment may have lasting …» Read More

SALC Participates in UPR Pre-session on Namibia

In December 2015, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) was invited to participate in the pre-session of the second cycle of Namibia’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR). At the pre-session, SALC presented two statements. The first on behalf of itself, Namibia Women’s Health Network (NWHN) and Women’s Leadership Centre (WLC). This …» Read More

Radio Today Podcast on the SADC Tribunal

On Thursday 15 October, SALC’s Regional Advocacy Director and Tanzanian lawyer, Emilia Siwingwa, spoke to Radio Today’s Patrick Bracher regarding the revised protocol to the SADC Tribunal. The SADC Tribunal is currently suspended and the revised protocol removes the human rights jurisdiction of the Tribunal, as well as individual access to …» Read More

Coalition for an effective SADC Tribunal calls on heads of state to reinstating the SADC Tribunal

Issued by:        The Coalition for an Effective SADC Tribunal Date:               14 August 2015   On the eve of the SADC Heads of State Summit on Sunday 16th August the Coalition for an effective SADC Tribunal calls on heads of state to uphold the rule of law and human …» Read More

JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY SUBMISSION TO THE 2ND CYCLE UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW OF NAMIBIA (JAN – FEB 2016)

This submission has been prepared by five civil society organisations, in consultation with four others, for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Namibia in January – February 2016. The organisations presenting this report include the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), Namibian Women’s Health Network (NWHN), the Legal Assistance Centre (LAC), …» Read More