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NEWS Release: SADC Parliamentarians Adopt Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children Already in Marriage

Johannesburg–On June 3rd, 2016, The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) adopted the Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children Already in Marriage. The 39th Plenary Assembly meeting in Swaziland,  SADC-PF adopted the first ever model law on child marriage in the region which will require member …» Read More

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Court Diary: Swazi Constitutional Challenges Day 4

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

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

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