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SALC IN THE NEWS: COURT FREES JAILED SWAZI ACTIVISTS

The Mail and Guardian 16 July 2015 Two “political prisoners” were granted bail in Swaziland on Tuesday after being detained on terrorism charges for more than a year. The president of the People’s United Democratic Movement (Pudemo), Mario Masuku, and the secretary general of the Swaziland Youth Congress, Maxwell Dlamini, …» Read More

Blog Posts

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

SALC in the News: Zanu-PF Strategy to Stampede Coalition Partners

Zanu-PF's insistence on smuggling its amendments into the Copac draft constitution is a deliberate strategy » Read More

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

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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