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IOL News Manzini – Thulani Maseko, the Swazi human rights lawyer in prison for two years for criticising King Mswati’s judicial system, is entering his second week of a three-week isolation in solitary confinement for writing a letter from prison criticising the government. Rule of law advocates called for his …» Read More

Blog Posts

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: 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


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