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Coalition for an effective SADC Tribunal calls on heads of state to reinstating the SADC Tribunal

Issued by:        The Coalition for an Effective SADC Tribunal Date:               14 August 2015   On the eve of the SADC Heads of State Summit on Sunday 16th August the Coalition for an effective SADC Tribunal calls on heads of state to uphold the rule of law and human …» Read More

Blog Posts

The ‘universality’ of rights and the draft Zambian Constitution

Internationally, human rights are interpreted as being indivisible, interrelated and applicable to everyone. Unfortunately, this » Read More

The 6th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference (SCCA) wraps up in Zambia

SALC’s work on cervical cancer benefitted from our attendance at the 6th Stop Cervical Cancer » 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

PRESS RELEASE: VICTORY FOR HIV-POSITIVE FOREIGN PRISONERS IN BOTSWANA COURT OF APPEAL

  Gaborone–On Wednesday, 26 August 2015, the Botswana Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against » Read More

SALC IN THE NEWS: IAN KHAMA HAS CHANCE TO CHANGE LIVES OF WOMEN AND GIRLS

Louise Carmody The Daily Maverick The economic circumstances of women in Southern African Development Community » Read More

Coalition for an effective SADC Tribunal calls on heads of state to reinstating the SADC Tribunal

Issued by:        The Coalition for an Effective SADC Tribunal Date:               14 August 2015 » Read More

Commentary

Anneke Meerkotter

A BRIEF ANALYSIS OF ZAMBIA’S CONSTITUTION-MAKING PROCESS AND THE ‘LEAKED’ FINAL DRAFT CONSTITUTION

On the 15th of January 2014 the Zambian Watchdog and Lusaka Times released a ‘leaked’ copy of the final draft constitution which was reportedly handed to President Sata. One of President Sata’s promises in the run-up to his election in 2011 was the adoption of a new Constitution. Keeping to …» Read More

Anneke Meerkotter

Trial of Paul Kasonkomona points to politically motivated arrest

On 16 October 2013, the long awaited trial of human rights activist, Paul Kasonkomona, proceeded in the Lusaka Magistrates Court in Zambia. Evidence led by the State during Kasonkomona’s trial confirms suspicions that the arrest and prosecution of Kasonkomona was politically motivated. On 7 April 2013 Kasonkomona was arrested outside …» Read More