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Angola : Featured Story

SALC calls on the governments of Southern African countries to do more to protect refugees, asylum seekers and migrants on World Refugee Day 20 June 2017

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, the UNHCR together with refugee advocates worldwide commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. We reflect here on refugee and mixed migration movements in the Southern African region calling on governments to respect the rights of asylum …» Read More

Blog Posts

SALC IN THE NEWS: Angola: UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention calls for release of human rights activist José Marcos Mavungo

WASHINGTON, Jan. 06, 2016 —The American Bar Association Center for Human Rights, Action by Christians » Read More

The strong arm of the Angolan government extends to Banjul NGO Forum

The Forum on the Participation of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) in the 57th Ordinary Session of » 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

SALC Highlights Human Rights Concerns in Angola at the African Commission

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) today presented an oral statement to the African Commission » Read More

Carta Aberta ao Presidente da República de Angola sobre a supressão continuada da liberdade de expressão em Angola

  Ao Presidente da República de Angola Sua Excelência, Presidente José Eduardo dos Santos,   » Read More

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


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