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UPR Pre-Session on Swaziland

On 1 April 2016, a pre-session for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of Swaziland was held in Geneva, Switzerland. The UPR pre-session provided an opportunity for the Swazi civil society to highlight concerns and recommendations included in their shadow reports for the country’s UPR. The organisations giving presentations included Swaziland …» Read More

Blog Posts

Court Diary: Swazi Constitutional Challenges Day 4

On Tuesday, 9 February 2016 the High Court in Swaziland concluded the hearing on the » Read More

SALC Participates in UPR Pre-session on Namibia

In December 2015, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) was invited to participate in the » Read More

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

News Stories

Civil Society Organisations Review Namibia’s Human Rights Record for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR)

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), Legal Assistance Centre (LAC), Namibia Women’s Health Network (NWHN), » 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