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SALC strongly condemns the recent killing of Dr. Anastácio Matavel. Dr Matavel was founder and executive director of FONGA-Gaza NGO Forum and chairman of the General Assembly of  Joint Liga of NGOs in Mozambique. On the 7th October 2019, Dr Matavel was brutally killed after he attended a training session…
Amanda Shivamba
11 Oct 2019
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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…
Staff Writer
14 Aug 2019
Articles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationMalawiMozambiqueNews

The Internet Shutdowns Cast Doubt on Election Integrity: Malawi and Mozambique Should Not Repeat Benin’s Mistake

By: Tyler Walton (SALC Fellow) On Sunday 28 April, starting at around midnight, people in Benin were unable to access social media sites and apps such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Telegram, and Viber.  The partial shutdown was followed by a complete internet shutdown on major internet service providers, including Spacetel,…
Staff Writer
20 May 2019
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationMozambiqueNews

Mozambique: Mandates of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders

The UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression and on the situation of human rights defenders' communication to the Mozambican Government on the case of Mr. Ericino de Salema and other journalists and human rights defenders. Read the communication here.
Staff Writer
25 Sep 2018
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SALC STATEMENT: Mozambique detains three asylum seekers unlawfully for more than three months

SALC is concerned about the prolonged unlawful detention of three asylum seekers in Chimoio, the capital city of Manica province in central Mozambique. Despite alerting the authorities including the Instituto Nacional de Apoio ao Refugiado (INAR) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) about this situation, the asylum…
Staff Writer
31 Jul 2018