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Litigation Manuals

One of SALC’s core objectives is to provide technical support to local lawyers to engage in human rights litigation. To this end, SALC has produced litigation manuals which provide a step by step guide to constructing legal arguments and referencing international and regional law and comparative jurisprudence.

Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationLitigation ManualsMalawiMozambiqueResearch Reports & Policy BriefsSADCTanzaniaUncategorizedZimbabwe

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
AngolaBotswanaDemocratic Republic of CongoEswatiniFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationLesothoLitigation ManualsMalawiMozambiqueNamibiaNewsSouth AfricaTanzaniaZambiaZimbabwe

SALC Litigation Manual: Litigating cases on freedom of expression

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 freedom of expression. The manual discusses the use of foreign and international law in domestic litigation as well as providing an overview to the…
Staff Writer
23 Sep 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…
Staff Writer
23 Aug 2015