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Open Letter From Human Rights and Free Press Groups Calling for Charges Against Rafael Marques de Morais to Be Dropped

Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais wrote a book, and for that, he could go to jail. His book, published in Portugal in 2011, alleges serious human rights violations committed by army generals and companies in diamond fields in Angola. Those army generals and companies are taking him to court March …» Read More

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COURT DIARY: BHEKI MAKHUBU APPEAL HEARING

23 MAY 2014 MBABANE, SWAZILAND On 23 May 2014, Judges Moore, Ebrahim, and Twum of » Read More

Analysis of SALC’s Zimbabwe Torture Case – Universal Jurisdiction in Action

At the end of March the North Gauteng High Court reserved judgment in SALC’s landmark » Read More

HRC Panel on Sexual Orientation, 7 March 2012

On 7 March 2012, the UN Human Rights Council’s 19th session will hold a panel » Read More

News Stories

Open Letter From Human Rights and Free Press Groups Calling for Charges Against Rafael Marques de Morais to Be Dropped

Journalist Rafael Marques de Morais wrote a book, and for that, he could go to » Read More

SALC in the News: Zanu-PF Strategy to Stampede Coalition Partners

Zanu-PF's insistence on smuggling its amendments into the Copac draft constitution is a deliberate strategy » Read More

SALC in the News: SADC Still Committed to Tribunal

ALL Southern African Development Community (SADC) member states have reaffirmed their commitment of support to » Read More

Commentary

Anneke Meerkotter

Defending the rights of LGBTI at the upcoming UN Human Rights Council session

For proponents of the principle that everyone is entitled to the same human rights irrespective of their sexual orientation or gender identity, February 2012 started disappointingly: On 7 February 2012, a Bill was tabled in the Liberian legislature aimed at criminalising all same sex sexual conduct. On the same day, …» Read More