28 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
GENERAL’S STATUS AS REFUGEE CALLED INTO QUESTION...

AN INDICTMENT issued against a former Rwandan general who was shot in Johannesburg earlier this month, holding him accountable for murders that were part of Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, puts his refugee status under question, a human rights lawyer said yesterday.…

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23 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
SOUTH AFRICA: JUSTICE DEPT MULLS RWANDA GENERAL’S EXTRADITION...

The Department of Justice was investigating whether South Africa should consider an extradition request for former Rwandan army chief of staff, General Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa. Justice department spokespersn Tlali Tlali said on Tuesday that Nyamwasa was granted asylum in South…

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15 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SA URGED TO PROBE JAILING OF ZIM ACTIVIST...

The Mail and Guardian learned on Tuesday that detained Zimbabwean human rights defender Farai Maguwu had been removed from the notorious Matapi police cells in Harare. "Sometime on Saturday, he was transferred again to Harare Central Police Station," said Dewa…

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11 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
SOUTH AFRICA: SOUTH AFRICA BARS ‘UNCONSTITUTIONAL’ LEADERS FROM WORLD CUP...

Johannesburg — PRESIDENT Mugabe arrived here yesterday afternoon to join other African leaders for the official opening of the historic Fifa 2010 Soccer World Cup at Soccer City Stadium today. The President — who is accompanied by the First Lady…

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07 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
SOUTH AFRICA: HIV-POSITIVE WOMEN STERILISED AGAINST THEIR WILL...

By City Press International law recognises the widespread and forced use of this practice as a crime against humanity anna-maria lombard At least 12 South African women, sterilised against their will because they have HIV, are planning to take the…

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02 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
NAMIBIA: STERILISATION CASE IN COURT...

WINDHOEK – The case in which Government is being taken to court over the alleged forced sterilisation of six women at state medical facilities reopened in the High Court yesterday, and is likely to continue next week. Each of the…

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31 May 2010 Staff Writer
NAMIBIA: ARE NAMIBIAN WOMEN BEING FORCIBLY STERILISED?...

REHOBOTH, Namibia
, May 31 (IPS) – A landmark court case, alleging that HIV-positive women were forcibly sterilised in Namibian state hospitals begins in Windhoek’s High Court on Jun. 1. Human rights groups claim the practice has continued long after the…

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29 May 2010 Staff Writer
MALAWI’S PRESIDENT PARDONS MONJEZA AND CHIMBALANGA...

Malawi’s President announced today that he was pardoning Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga, the couple would have spent 14 years in prison.  The couple was imprisoned for 5 months. This entry was posted in HIV/AIDS. Bookmark the permalink. ONE RESPONSE TO “MALAWI’S PRESIDENT PARDONS MONJEZA AND…

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28 May 2010 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: WORLD ATTENTION FALLS ON NAM STERILISATION CASE...

ALL eyes will be on Namibia next week when the case of HIV-positive women, allegedly sterilised in State hospitals without their consent, goes to court. The three women are suing the Ministry of Health and Social Services for one million Namibian…

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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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