MEDIA ADVISORY: LESOTHO HIGH COURT TO HEAR CASE ON PREGNANCY IN THE MILITARY

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Salc : Staff Writer

On Thursday, the 2nd November 2017, the Lesotho High Court will hear the case of 3 female Privates of the Lesotho Defence Forces challenging their discharge from service on the grounds of falling pregnant in contravention of a Standing Order. The applicants have approached the court for an order declaring their discharge as unprocedural, unreasonable and unlawful.

When: 2 November 2017

Where: Lesotho High Court 4 before Justice Monapathi

What: Mokhele and Others v Commander of the Lesotho Defence Force and Others, Case No.CIV/APN/442/16

The applicants are represented by Advocate Monaheng Rasekoai of Phoofolo Associates Incorporated, supported by the Southern Africa Litigation Centre.