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The Personal Cost of Swaziland’s Political Crisis

Last week, during a visit to Swaziland, I met with a Swazi lawyer to discuss various cases in which he is defending human rights activists. The meeting was held in Thulani Maseko’s law offices – but the lawyer who should have been occupying those offices was not present. He could …» Read More

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The Personal Cost of Swaziland’s Political Crisis

Last week, during a visit to Swaziland, I met with a Swazi lawyer to discuss » Read More

In Swaziland, as in Egypt, journalism should not be a crime

Over the past week the world has been reminded of the fragility of media freedom, » Read More

Swaziland’s Rule of Law Crisis

In Swaziland the case against human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko, and The Nation magazine editor, » 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

Commentary

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