20 Oct 2020 Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Association
Media advisory: Melusi Simelane & Others v Minister of Commerce & Indu...

A full bench of the High Court of Eswatini will on Tuesday October 20 2020, hear the application for the registration of the Eswatini Sexual and Gender Minorities (ESGM), an association not-for-profit in terms of section 17 of the Companies…

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20 Oct 2020 Disability Rights
The impact of COVID-19 on persons with disabilities in Southern Africa...

The Midweek Sun, Botswana 14 October 2020 By Anna Mmolai-Chalmers The effects of COVID-19 are perhaps more profound when viewed through the lens of persons with disabilities. These impacts are many, diverse and vary from country to country and across…

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20 Oct 2020 Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Association
SALC STATEMENT CONDEMING THE USE OF FORCE AGAINST PROTESTERS IN NAMIBIA...

On 8 October 2020, protesters in Namibia took to the streets, for 3 days, to demonstrate against gender-based violence under the hashtag #ShutItAllDown. The protests were sparked by human remains found in the dunes of the port of the town…

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19 Oct 2020 Freedom of Expression, Assembly and Association
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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