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Amanda Shivamba

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Media Release: SALC and Amnesty International condemn the ongoing harassment and persecution of Zambian HRDs Fumba Chama aka Pilato, Laura Miti and Bornwell Mwewa

On Saturday, 21 December 2019, Fumba Chama, popularly known Pilato, a Zambian human rights defender and musician, was arrested for unlawful assembly in violation of the Public Order Act apparently due to his hosting of a youth forum which aimed to raise awareness about governance, corruption and civic responsibility. Upon…
Amanda Shivamba
Jan 20, 2020
MalawiRule of LawZimbabwe

SALC Oral Statement: At the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights on the Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe and Malawi

On the 24 October 2019, SALC delivered an oral statement at the the 65th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is in crisis facing chronic shortages of physical money, the country’s economy has faced a steep economic contraction this year, with the country’s…
Amanda Shivamba
Oct 30, 2019

SALC SHADOW REPORT-Zimbabwe’s Combined 11th-15th Periodic Report (65th Ordinary Session, Oct-Nov 2019)

Zimbabwe's 11th-15th Combined Report to the African Commission on Human and People's Rights 65th Session (Oct-Nov 2019) Submission by Southern Africa Litigation Centre October 2019 Introduction Zimbabwe adopted a new Constitution in 2013 which includes an expansive bill of rights with specific provisions promoting and protecting the rights on freedom…
Amanda Shivamba
Oct 15, 2019
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationMozambiqueNewsRule of LawSADC


SALC strongly condemns the recent killing of Dr. Anastácio Matavel. Dr Matavel was founder and executive director of FONGA-Gaza NGO Forum and chairman of the General Assembly of  Joint Liga of NGOs in Mozambique. On the 7th October 2019, Dr Matavel was brutally killed after he attended a training session…
Amanda Shivamba
Oct 11, 2019