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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 Court for their bail application to be heard. The pair had been arrested in May after participating in a May Day rally in which they called for political change. They were charged with terrorism and …» Read More

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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

Unlawful Evictions in Swaziland signal more disrespect for the rule of law

On Thursday last week Swazi government officials unlawfully evicted families and demolished homes in Nokwane. » Read More

News Stories

SALC in the News: Swazi Rights Abuses Criticised

HUMAN rights group NamRights and the Teachers Union Congress of Namibia (Tucna)have denounced the five-day » Read More

News Release: Judicial Crisis Escalates in Swaziland as Law Society Fights to Block Illegal Probe by Parliament

The Swaziland Law Society will today look to push back renewed assaults on the independence » Read More

Swaziland: The Critical Health Implications of Swaziland’s Budgetary Allocations for Fiscal Year 2012/13

We write to draw your attention to the budgetary allocations made by Swaziland for the » 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