15 Feb 2018 Lesotho Staff Writer
Press release: Lesotho High Court Recognises the Sexual and Reproductive Rights ...

On 14 February 2018, the Lesotho High Court handed down judgment in a landmark case on women’s rights. The judgment of Sakoane J (as part of a 3 panel bench) in the case of Private Lekhetso Mokhele and Others v…

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13 Feb 2018 Angola Staff Writer
South Africa: Court Diary, LSSA et al vs President of South Africa et al...

The High Court, North Gauteng Division on 5 February, 2018, heard an application brought by the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and six other individual challenging two decisions of the President of South Africa. The Southern Africa Litigation Centre…

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13 Feb 2018 Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Association Staff Writer
Lesotho: Challenging the offence of criminal defamation...

SALC is supporting a case challenging the constitutionality of the offence of criminal defamation. On 6 July 2016, Basildon Peta was charged with the crime of defamation in contravention of section 104 of the Penal Code Act. The charges related…

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13 Feb 2018 Health Rights Staff Writer
HIV Criminalisation Defence Case Compendium...

In countries all over the world, there have been prosecutions of people living with HIV who allegedly did not disclose their HIV status prior to sex (HIV non-disclosure), were accused of exposing others to HIV (HIV exposure), and/or were accused…

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13 Feb 2018 Health Rights Staff Writer
[RESOURCE PAGE] Lawyers for HIV and TB Justice: Strategic Litigation, Legal Defe...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), HIV Justice Worldwide, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS), the Stop TB Partnership, the AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), and the Kenya Legal & Ethical Issues Network on HIV…

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13 Feb 2018 Articles and Opinions Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: “OUR BODIES! OUR RIGHTS!” ACTIVISTS WELCOME THE PASSING OF THE...

Tuesday, 13 February 2018 – Activists and civil society organisations from Malawi and across southern Africa applaud the government of Malawi for showing leadership in its HIV response and upholding human rights standards, with the recent passage of a new…

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