SALC is challenging the fact that terminally ill remandees have no opportunity to provide evidence to an independent arbiter on the state of their health. This presents a serious challenge to those hoping to have their health concerns addressed while in detention awaiting trial, which can take years in Malawi. The applicant in this case is a 17 year old boy who is believed to be suffering from later stage AIDS. SALC is working with the Centre for Human Rights, Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) on the case.
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Eswatini: Supreme Court Judgement constitutes a Threat to the Rule of Law
Mbabane, Eswatini, 22 September 2022: The Supreme Court of Eswatini issued a judgment that constitutes a threat to the rule of law and the protection of human rights in Eswatini. In its decision, the Supreme Court allowed the appeal to proceed in the matter of The Prime Minister of Eswatini…
Staff Writer22 Sep 2022
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MALAWI CONSTITUTIONAL COURT TO HEAR FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION CASE FROM 26 – 30 SEPTEMBER 2022.
Malawi, Blantyre, 21 September 2022: From 26 to 30 September 2022, the High Court of Malawi, sitting as a Constitutional Court, will hear a case brought by members of Nyasa Rainbow Alliance (NRA) challenging the refusal by the Ministry of Justice through its office of the Registrar General to register NRA,…
Staff Writer21 Sep 2022
MEDIA ADVISORY: MALAWI HIGH COURT TO DELIVER JUDGMENT ON CHALLENGE TO POLICE “SWEEPING EXERCISE”
Blantyre, Malawi – On Friday, 22 July 2022, Malawi High Court Judge Zione Ntaba, will deliver a judgment in the judicial review case of State v Officer in Charge, Kasungu Police Station and Inspector General of Police, Ex Parte Henry Banda and 2 Others, Judicial Review Case No. 28 of…
Luntha Chimbwete21 Jul 2022