26 May 2016 Annabel Raw
SALC in the News: A Human Rights Approach to addressing violence and discriminat...

Persons with albinism in Malawi face violence and discrimination of the most condemnable and abhorrent kind. Human rights violations of this severity must be prevented and sanctioned with the most powerful means at our disposal. In asserting and enforcing human…

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26 May 2016 Staff Writer
SALC CELEBRATES AFRICA DAY...

Today SALC commemorates Africa Day. Africa Day was initiated as a celebration to mark the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963. While the OAU’s initial focus at the time was on the decolonization of Africa, with…

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25 May 2016 Staff Writer
SALC AND 229 NGOS CALL FOR UN BODIES TO RESPECT RIGHTS...

Open Letter to ECOSOC regarding the Committee on NGOs To: Member States of ECOSOC Cc: Chair of the Committee on NGOs, President of the General Assembly, President of the Human Rights Council, Member States of the UN General Assembly, UN…

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24 May 2016 Staff Writer
SALC STATEMENT: SALC WELCOMES THE RELEASE OF ANGOLAN HUMAN RIGTS ACTIVIST, JOSE ...

On Friday, 20 May 2016, the Supreme Court in Angola acquitted human rights activist, José Marcos Mavungo who faced charges of rebellion, holding that “there were no concrete facts related to the crimes of which he was accused”. Mavungo had…

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20 May 2016 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: UNLAWFUL AND EXPENSIVE – RIGHTS BODIES CRITICISE ONGOING DETENTI...

The Centre for Human Rights Education Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) and the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) today launched an Audit of Malawi’s immigration laws making a list of 24 recommendations to ensure compliance with human rights and the rule…

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17 May 2016 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: TOWARDS AN LGBTQ AFRICA...

On Anti-Homophobia Day, Tashwill Esterhuizen examines the state of rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people on the African continent and argues that civil society can play a more meaningful role in changing governments’ conservative, sometimes oppressive, approach to…

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