02 Jun 2009 Staff Writer
SALC NEWS RELEASE: THULANI MASEKO, A PROMINENT HUMAN RIGHTS LAWYER, HAS BEEN ARR...

Thulani Maseko, a prominent human rights lawyer, has been arrested and is currently in police custody. He was initially charged under Swaziland’s recently enacted Suppression of Terrorism Act, but now faces charges under the Sedition Act. Maseko is currently acting…

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19 May 2009 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ZIMBABWE: TOP LAWYER’S ARREST SHOWS HOW FAR COUNTRY MUST STI...

Johannesburg — WHEN I travel in southern Africa meeting human rights lawyers and civil society activists, whose work often earns them the enmity of their governments, I play a rather perverse, fatalistic game with myself — weighing up which country,…

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24 Feb 2009 Staff Writer
THE WEEKENDER – ZIMBABWE: GENERALS HOLD OUT FOR AMNESTY...

Zimbabwe’s peace is being held to ransom, raising the question of whether peace is possible without justice, writes NICOLE FRITZ THE hot topic for discussion in Zimbabwe’s new government of national unity isn’t stemming the spread of cholera or reversing…

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09 Sep 2000 Staff Writer
SALC SUBMISSIONS ON THE SOUTH AFRICAN IMPLMENTATION OF THE GENEVA CONVENTIONS BI...

August marked the 62nd anniversary of the Geneva Conventions. Regarded as the “laws of war” the Conventions and their Additional Protocols are at the heart of international humanitarian law, the body of international law that regulates the conduct of armed…

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