03 Dec 2012 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ZAMBIAN COURT TO DETERMINE WHETHER CONGESTION AND LACK OF FOOD...

Just two days after World AIDS Day, the Zambia High Court will hear and determine whether pathetic, inhuman prison conditions and lack of food in Zambia prisons violet human rights for people living with HIV. The arguments will be heard…

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30 Nov 2012 Staff Writer
MEDIA ADVISORY: ZAMBIA HIGH COURT TO HEAR CASE ON RIGHTS OF HIV+ PRISONERS...

Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign (TALC)  ZAMBIA HIGH COURT TO DECIDE WHETHER HIV-POSITIVE PRISONERS HAVE THE RIGHT TO ADEQUATE FOOD Lusaka – Just two days after World AIDS Day, the Zambia High Court will…

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24 Nov 2012 Staff Writer
SALC Research Report: Tackling cervical cancer: Improving access to cervical can...

This report seeks to address the barriers to accessing cervical cancer services through providing information on the nature of cervical cancer and identifying the current availability of services for cervical cancer in southern Africa. The report highlights the human rights…

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27 Aug 2012 Staff Writer
Workshop on public interest litigation in Zambia...

On 21 August 2012, the Zambia AIDS Law Research and Advocacy Network (ZARAN) and Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) jointly hosted a strategy workshop with lawyers in Lusaka, Zambia. The workshop was made possible with the kind assistance of the…

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24 Aug 2012 Staff Writer
The ‘universality’ of rights and the draft Zambian constitution...

Internationally, human rights are interpreted as being indivisible, interrelated and applicable to everyone. Unfortunately, this fundamental principle is sometimes forgotten during constitution-making processes, as in the case of rights for LGBTI persons in Zambia. In April 2012, Zambia published a draft…

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25 Jul 2012 Staff Writer
The 6th stop cervical cancer in Africa conference (SCCA) wraps up in Zambia...

  SALC’s work on cervical cancer benefitted from our attendance at the 6th Stop Cervical Cancer in Africa Conference (SCCA) which ended in Zambia on Tuesday the 24th of July 2012. The objective of the conference was to encourage participants to…

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27 May 2011 Staff Writer
MALAWI: KK, MOGAE CONDEMN CRIMINALIZING SAME SEX...

Former presidents of Botswana and Zambia, Festus Mogae and Kenneth Kaunda have condemned the criminalization of homosexuality and sex work by Malawi and some African countries, warning that would inhibit the fight against HIV/Aids. The two former Southern Africa leaders…

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26 Aug 2010 Staff Writer
ZAMBIA: ‘DEFEND RIGHTS OF HIV + PEOPLE’...

ZAMBIA AIDS Law Research and Advocacy Network (ZARAN) has called on the legal fraternity in Zambia to use their legal skills to defend the poor who have been adversely infected with the HIV/AIDS epidemic. ZARAN board chairperson Eddie Mwitwa said…

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29 May 2010 Staff Writer
Zambia: Mandatory HIV Testing of Military Employees...

In May 2010, the High Court in Livingstone found that both petitioners, Stanley Kingaipe and Charles Chookole, were subjected to HIV testing without their informed consent in violation of their rights to privacy and to be free from inhuman and…

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27 May 2010 Staff Writer
PRESS RELEASE: ZAMBIAN HIGH COURT FINDS MANDATORY HIV TESTING BY MILITARY UNCONS...

Today, the Livingstone High Court held that the Zambian Air Force’s decision to mandatorily subject Stanley Kingaipe and Charles Chookole to an HIV test violated their rights to privacy and to be free from inhuman and degrading treatment under the…

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27 May 2010 Staff Writer
ZAMBIA: ZAMBIA COURT AWARDS DAMAGES IN HIV SCREENING TEST CASE...

By BBC News Two ex-officers in Zambia’s air force have been awarded damages following claims they were tested and treated for HIV without their knowledge.    The men had claimed they were fired for being HIV-positive, but the court decided…

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27 May 2010 Staff Writer
Breaking news: Zambian high court finds mandatory hiv testing by military uncons...

The High Court today held that the mandatory HIV testing of two former employees of the Zambian Air Force violated their rights to be free from cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment and privacy under the Constitution.  In reaching its decision,…

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