BBC News 14 November 2014 A gay and lesbian group in Botswana has won a landmark legal case in the country’s High Court, allowing it to be officially registered. The judge ruled that the government had acted unconstitutionally in blocking the group, Legabibo. “I am happy with the judgement – …» Read More
SALC is working with the Botswana Network on Ethics, Law and AIDS (BONELA) to challenge the Botswana government’s policy of refusing HIV treatment to non-citizen prisoners. Currently, citizen prisoners are entitled to free HIV treatment. In addition, the government provides non-citizen prisoners with treatment for opportunistic infections, such as tuberculosis. …» Read More
Check out our summary of the Botswana Court of Appeal’s judgment in Ramantele v Mmusi and Others–Botswana’s landmark ruling on women’s rights and customary law.