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Swaziland Briefing Paper – Infringements of Freedom of Expression

SALC has prepared a briefing paper which summarises the incidents of infringements of freedom of expression that have taken place in Swaziland this year. It highlights the serious risks activists face in that country, and indicates how the actions of the Swazi government are severely hampering activism in Swaziland.   …» Read More

Blog Posts

The Need for a Balanced Debate on Swaziland and AGOA

In Swaziland yesterday, Vincent Ncongwane, the secretary general of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland » Read More

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

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


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