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SALC NEWS RELEASE: THULANI MASEKO, A PROMINENT HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER, HAS BEEN ARRESTED AND IS CURRENTLY IN POLICE CUSTODY. HE WAS INITIALLY CHARGED UNDER SWAZILAND’S RECENTLY ENACTED SUPPRESSION OF TER

Thulani Maseko, a prominent human rights lawyer, has been arrested and is currently in police custody. He was initially charged under Swaziland’s recently enacted Suppression of Terrorism Act, but now faces charges under the Sedition Act. Maseko is currently acting for Mario Masuku, president of the banned People’s United Democratic…
Staff Writer
2 Jun 2009
International Criminal JusticeNewsSouth Africa

SALC IN THE NEWS: SOUTH AFRICA’S SMART STEPS TOWARDS REVERSING THE LEGACY OF MYANMAR VOTE

Johannesburg — LAST week, Minister for International Relations and Co-operation Maite Nkoana-Mashabane condemned the trial of Myanmar’s Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, and called for her unconditional release. Then this week, the minister’s deputy, Ebrahim Ebrahim, met the Myanmar ambassador to convey the government’s concern and mooted the idea…
Staff Writer
28 May 2009