13 Jul 2012 Staff Writer
Litigating against loitering laws – PILG panel...

The Public Interest Law Gathering, organised from 11 to 13 July 2012 in Johannesburg, reflected on some of the challenges to public interest litigation. Among the different panels, was one on the extent to which loitering and related laws are used…

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13 Jul 2012 Staff Writer
BOTSWANA: AIDS RESPONSE MUST BE GUIDED BY HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE...

In Botswana and across Africa, HIV continues to prey on women, sex workers and men who have sex with men. It is clear that to end the HIV epidemic, we must protect and support these groups. Yet, our country and…

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14 Nov 2011 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: PROSTITUTES SUE GOVERNMENT...

Two years after 14 commercial sex workers in Mwanza were arrested by police and forced to undergo an HIV test, the issue has now taken a dramatic turn with the sex workers dragging government to court for unfair action and…

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07 Jul 2011 Staff Writer
US court finds anti-prostitution pledge for funding violates free speech...

What does the decision of a US court sitting in New York have to do with our HIV work here in Africa? Turns out a lot. Yesterday the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the US government cannot require organisations…

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12 Oct 2009 Staff Writer
MALAWI: MALAWI POLICE DEMAND HIV TESTS...

It was, Malawian police say, a routine sweep for criminals at one of the country’s busiest border posts. They were looking for criminals. But when the police arrested 14 prostitutes as part of their search, and then allegedly forcefully tested…

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