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Eswatini: Challenging the Refusal to Register an Advocacy Group

In September 2019, Eswatini’s Registrar of Companies refused to register the organisation Eswatini Sexual and Gender Minorities (ESGM). The Registrar argued that ESGM’s purpose was unlawful because same-sex sexual acts are illegal in the country. ESGM and its members filed an application to contest these claims. They argue that the…
Staff Writer
22 Jun 2020
EswatiniFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNewsRule of Law

MEDIA ADVISORY: ESWATINI GOVERNMENT ROUNDS UP ACTIVISTS

20 December 2019, Mbabane – In a coordinated operation in the early hours of this morning, Eswatini police visited the houses of a number of pro-democracy activists including Sikelela Dlamini, Secretary General of the Swaziland National Association of Teachers (SNAT), Jan Sithole, President of the Swazi Democratic Party (SWADEPA), Mbongeni…