In March 2021, an anonymous human rights defender from Tanzania, SALC and SRI made a joint stakeholders submission for the Tanzania UPR 39th session. Read the submission here.
SALC and ESGM made a joint submission to the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) for the Eswatini UPR 39th Session. Read the submission here.
Staff WriterMar 25, 2021
The quarterly digest of petty offences campaign activities for November 2020 to February 2021 is in three languages, English, Portuguese and French.
Staff WriterMar 10, 2021
SALC made submission on the review of the Zambian penal code and criminal procedure code. Read the submission here.
Anneke MeerkotterFeb 23, 2021
SALC presents a policy brief on the impact of the Global gag rule on law reform for access to safe abortion in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique, Eswatini and Malawi within the context of the countries' international obligations. Read the brief here.
Tambudzai GoneseFeb 22, 2021
In October 2020, SALC conducted a mapping exercise in some countries in the SADC region (Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi) to assess the impact that COVID-19 has had on sex workers. The information reported is from conversations with eight activists working for sex worker organisations in seven Southern African…
Staff WriterFeb 22, 2021
Mail & Guardian 29 Jan 2021 By Atilla Kisla Wouter Basson is most notorious in South Africa and across the world for his leadership role in the chemical and biological warfare programme of the apartheid system, a programme that included Project Coast, where research into so-called “infertility vaccines” for black…
Atilla KislaJan 29, 2021
Published on Africa.com on 22 January 2021 On 4 December 2020, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights issued an Advisory Opinion which challenges the very notions which underpin our class-based societies. The African Court stated that there is no reasonable basis for a law which distinguishes between so-called…
Anneke MeerkotterJan 27, 2021