The attached report describes the current judicial proceedings against Justice Thomas Masuku of Swaziland, who is facing a variety of unsubstantiated charges of judicial misconduct. The proceedings against Justice Masuku are contextualized in the report with a description of the wider, ongoing rule of law crisis in Swaziland.
Business and Human RightsCriminal JusticeFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationHealth RightsRule of LawSubmissionsZimbabwe
SALC SUBMISSION ON ZIMBABWE’S 3RD UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW
Zimbabwe is in the midst of an economic crisis, which has only been exacerbated by the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lockdown restrictions have led to a decrease in manufacturing, non-mineral exports, hospitality, trade and transport sectors. Despite Zimbabwe’s Constitution, there is a serious deterioration of the political, economic and…
Staff WriterJul 15, 2021
EswatiniFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNewsSouth Africa
Letter to MTN group president and CEO: Violation of freedom of expression in Eswatini
On 7 July 2021, SALC wrote a letter to the Group President and CEO of MTN group regarding the violation of freedom of expression in Eswatini in light of recent internet shutdown.
Staff WriterJul 7, 2021
EswatiniFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNews
Statement: Internet shutdown in Eswatini challenged in the High Court
On Friday, 2 July 2021, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre supported the filing of an urgent application in the High Court of Eswatini before Honourable Justice Qinisile M. Mabuza (Melusi Simelane v MTN Eswatini, Eswatini Mobile and others). The application was filed to oppose the internet shutdown in the country…
Staff WriterJul 5, 2021