Regional Advocacy

The Regional Advocacy Programme works with African regional mechanisms, including the Southern Africa Development Community and the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights to further human rights and rule of law in southern Africa.

16 Nov 2020 Staff Writer
João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty...

Mail and Guardian 6 November 2020 By Atilla Kisla Today, on 6 November 2020, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) hears the…

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16 Nov 2020 Staff Writer
Reaffirming tolerance in Southern Africa on 16 November: The UN international da...

By Kelvin Vries On 16 November 1995, UNESCO’s member states adopted the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance. The Declaration defines…

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14 Nov 2020 Staff Writer
PRESS RELEASE: SOUTH AFRICA’S DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS DECLARES KOUWENHOVEN ...

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SOUTHERN AFRICA LITIGATION CENTRE AND LAWYERS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS SOUTH AFRICA’S DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS DECLARES…

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10 Nov 2020 Anneke Meerkotter
Report: Legal Gender Recognition in Botswana...

Legal gender recognition affects a person’s recognition and protection before the law and the ability to navigate through areas of…

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10 Nov 2020 Anneke Meerkotter
Malawi Research Report: ‘We get traumatised in different ways’...

In February 2020, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre and Nyasa Rainbow Alliance held a consultation with individuals who identified as…

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05 Nov 2020 Anneke Meerkotter
Report: Legal Gender Recognition in Lesotho...

Legal gender recognition affects a person’s recognition and protection before the law and the ability to navigate through areas of…

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04 Nov 2020 Staff Writer
Statement condemning the re-arrest of Hopewell Chin’ono...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) is extremely concerned by the arrest of journalist Hopewell Chin’ono, tellingly a day after…

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26 Oct 2020 Staff Writer
Policy Brief: Rule by Law and the Attack on Civic Freedoms in Tanzania...

Tanzania’s President John Magufuli was elected to office in 2015, and it has been under his tenure that the country’s…

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