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SALC’s legal advocacy includes the drafting of submissions to governments, regional bodies and international treaty mechanisms. The purpose of these submissions are to highlight frequent human rights violations and infringements on the rule of law and to recommend concrete action to address these concerns. SALC’s submissions are based on research and often done in conjunction with civil society partners at domestic level. SALC provides technical support to local advocacy initiatives by its civil society partners on issues that fall within SALC’s focus areas. SALC also seeks to build local and regional networks to coordinate submissions which reflect the views and concerns of civil society more broadly.


SALC SHADOW REPORT-Zimbabwe’s Combined 11th-15th Periodic Report (65th Ordinary Session, Oct-Nov 2019)

Zimbabwe's 11th-15th Combined Report to the African Commission on Human and People's Rights 65th Session (Oct-Nov 2019) Submission by Southern Africa Litigation Centre October 2019 Introduction Zimbabwe adopted a new Constitution in 2013 which includes an expansive bill of rights with specific provisions promoting and protecting the rights on freedom…
Amanda Shivamba
15 Oct 2019
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Joint Statement to UN Human Rights Council opposing discriminatory treatment against persons with Albinism

On 10 February 2017, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the Malawi Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) made a joint submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) calling the HRC to impress upon the government…
Staff Writer
17 Feb 2017