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Basildon Peta Appearing in Court in Lesotho Amidst Security Concerns

Mr Basildon Peta, the publisher of the Lesotho Times newspaper, is due to appear in the Maseru Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 19 July 2016. On 5 July 2016, Mr Peta was arrested and charged with criminal defamation and crimen injuria. The charges relate to a satirical article published in the …» Read More

Blog Posts

JUSTICE AT THE BARREL OF A GUN: A COURT DIARY FROM LESOTHO

On Wednesday 16 September 2015, SALC attended a hearing in the Lesotho High Court in » Read More

SALC Joins the Fight to Repeal Lesotho Law Banning Women from Becoming Chiefs

Through the variety of legal cases and jurisdictions in which SALC has worked, SALC has » Read More

Basildon Peta Appearing in Court in Lesotho Amidst Security Concerns

Mr Basildon Peta, the publisher of the Lesotho Times newspaper, is due to appear in » Read More

News Stories

SALC in the News: Mosotho Woman Fights to be Chief

The Botswana Gazette Customary law provides for male succession only The case demonstrates how customary » Read More

SALC in the News: Women’s Movement Must Champion Justice Delivery

All Africa Priti Patel In August 2012, the Constitutional Court in Lesotho reserved judgement on » Read More

SALC in the News: SADC Leaders Duplicitous in Axing Tribunal

So often are the winds of change said to blow through the southern reaches of » Read More