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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

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

SADC Tribunal Petition

The leaders of southern Africa are pulling apart a regional court which they put in » Read More

Submission to the Human Rights Committee Regarding the Forced and Coerced Sterilisation of Women Living with HIV/AIDS in Namibia: Submitted in advance of the consideration of the list of Issues for Namibia’s 2nd Periodic

[Click here to read in PDF: Submission to the Human Rights Committee on NAMIBIA]   Introduction » 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

JUDGMENT IN MAPINGURE V THE STATE: A STEP FORWARD FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS OR A TOKEN GESTURE

On Tuesday 25 March 2014, the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe ordered the government to compensate a rape victim, Mildred Mapingure, after the State failed to prevent a pregnancy resultant from the rape. Subsequent to the decision, there has been much discussion on social media platforms in Zimbabwe on whether the …» Read More

Anneke Meerkotter

Zimbabwe: Assisting sex workers to hold police accountable for abuse

SALC is working with the Sexual Rights Centre in Bulawayo to act on and litigate in cases of police abuse of sex workers. The intention is to hold the Commissioner General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, the responsible Minister and individual police officers accountable for abuse perpetrated against sex workers. …» Read More