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SALC IN THE NEWS: IN DEFENCE OF THE SOUTHERN AFRICA LITIGATION CENTRE

Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh The Daily Maverick 25 June 2015 SALC has received much praise for its actions and also much criticism for taking this bold step. In particular, SALC has heard some extremely concerning statements about its independence, including allegations that it is being influenced to act by third parties. We …» Read More

Blog Posts

Submission to the Human Rights Committee Regarding the Forced and Coerced Sterilisation of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Namibia: Submitted in advance of the consideration of the list of Issues for Namibia’s 2nd Periodic

[Click here to read in PDF: Submission to the Human Rights Committee on NAMIBIA]   Introduction » Read More

ZAMBIA’S PRISONER TRANSFER AGREEMENT

The Zambian Prison Service has recently concluded a multilateral agreement with a number of Southern » Read More

SALC’s Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination against Women Regarding the Government of Namibia

Introduction In advance of the consideration of Namibia’s fourth and fifth periodic report to the » 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

JOINT STATEMENT-ANGOLA: DETAINED ACTIVISTS MUST BE IMMEDIATELY AND UNCONDITIONALLY FREED

The Angolan authorities must immediately and unconditionally release two human rights defenders who were detained » Read More

CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS CONDEMN SECURITY SWEEP

The Nation, By Edwin Nyirongo   Civil society organisations (CSOs) and a constitutional law expert have » Read More

Commentary

SALC in the News: The Right to Cervical Cancer Services in Southern Africa

Cervical cancer is the most common cancer in women in sub-Saharan Africa and is a leading cause of death in women in southern Africa. The disease is a prime example of global inequality in health. Mortality from cervical cancer in developed countries is substantially lower than in developing nations because …» Read More

Scenes from the courthouse on judgment day for coerced sterilisation case

The Namibian Women’s Health Network organized supporters on day of coerced sterilisation decision. Check out the photos below.