04 Nov 2020 Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Association Staff Writer
Statement condemning the re-arrest of Hopewell Chin’ono...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) is extremely concerned by the arrest of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono, tellingly a day after International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. He was initially arrested in July 2020 after he expressed support…

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26 Oct 2020 Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Association Staff Writer
Policy Brief: Rule by Law and the Attack on Civic Freedoms in Tanzania...

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli was elected to office in 2015, and it has been under his tenure that the country’s human rights record continues to deteriorate. Despite the fact that Tanzania’s Constitution guarantees amongst others, the right to equality, the…

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19 Oct 2020 Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Association Staff Writer
The people v Laura Miti and Bornwell Mwewa...

On Saturday, 21 December 2019, Fumba Chama, popularly known as Pilato, a Zambian human rights defender and musician, was arrested for unlawful assembly in violation of the Public Order Act, due to his hosting of a youth forum which aimed…

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