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Navigating Litigation During Internet Shutdowns in Southern Africa

  As of 2018, ITU estimated that 51.2% of the global population was using the internet. Much of the recent growth is occurring in Africa, which saw a 20% bump in internet users over the course of 2017. There are now half a billion users across the continent, with some…
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Aug 14, 2019
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationSOGIE RightsUncategorized

News Release: Groundbreaking judgment by Botswana Court of Appeal on Freedom of Association and LGBTI Rights

On 16 March 2016, a full bench of the Court of Appeal of Botswana delivered a significant judgment in the case of Attorney General v Thuto Rammoge and 19 Others upholding the decision of the High Court and ordering the Botswana government to register the organisation Lesbians, Gays and Bisexuals…
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Mar 16, 2016
Litigation ManualsSexual and Reproductive Health RightsUncategorized

SALC Litigation Manual: Litigating cases involving sexual and reproductive health rights

This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving sexual and reproductive rights. The manual focuses on two specific sexual and reproductive rights issues: discrimination in accessing sexual and reproductive health services; and…
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Aug 23, 2015
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CARTA ABERTA AO PRESIDENTE DA REPÚBLICA DE ANGOLA SOBRE A SUPRESSÃO CONTINUADA DA LIBERDADE DE EXPRESSÃO EM ANGOLA

Ao Presidente da República de Angola Sua Excelência, Presidente José Eduardo dos Santos,   Supressão da Liberdade de Expressão, Associação e Reunião Pacífica em Angola O Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), a Amnistia Internacional, a Associação dos Advogados da SADC e a Front Line Defenders observam com grande preocupação um…
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Jul 16, 2015
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SALC IN THE NEWS: HOW TO BUILD AN ABSURD TROJAN HORSE

AS I sit, immersed in the demands of caring for a newborn, it is surreal to observe the debacle around Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir — not least for the accusations directed at the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), an organisation I founded and ran for a decade. The government reportedly…
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Jul 2, 2015