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SALC IN THE NEWS: LESOTHO PM UNDER FIRE AT SADC SUMMIT

IOL News 18 August 2015 Gaborone – Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili came under fire from his fellow leaders in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) at its summit here after he objected to the terms of reference of the organisation’s inquiry into security conditions in his country. Mosisili had …» Read More

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Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu Acquitted and Released

On Tuesday in the Swazi Supreme Court, veteran judge Jacobus Annandale commented that the day » Read More

Bizarre Bail Applications: An (out of) Court Diary from Swaziland

On Friday 31 October 2014, Mario Masuku and Maxwell Dlamini arrived at the Mbabane High » Read More

Court Diary: Thulani Maseko and Bheki Makhubu Appeals

On Monday 3 November 2014, the Swazi Supreme Court heard two appeals in the Thulani » Read More

News Stories

NEWS RELEASE: DARK DAY FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN LESOTHO AS HIGHEST COURT UPHOLDS DISCRIMINATORY CHIEFTAINSHIP ACT

Johannesburg, 17 April – Lesotho’s highest court today struck a serious blow against women’s rights » Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: LESOTHO’S HIGHEST COURT TO HEAR LANDMARK CHIEFTAINSHIP CASE

Maseru—On Tuesday 1st April 2014, the Court of Appeal in Lesotho will hear arguments in » Read More

SALC in the News: Courts Signal a Sea Change for Women in Africa

This month in Botswana, four elderly sisters get to breathe a sigh of relief. Due » Read More

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Anneke Meerkotter

HRC Panel on Sexual Orientation, 7 March 2012

On 7 March 2012, the UN Human Rights Council’s 19th session will hold a panel discussion on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The panel will be opened by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, who has recently urged member states to stop discrimination based on sexual orientation in its …» Read More