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NEWS RELEASE: HUMAN RIGHTS ORGANISATIONS APPLAUD AFRICAN COMMISSION’S LAUNCH OF HIV REPORT

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire –  On this International Human Rights Day, regional human rights organisations commend the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) on the adoption and launch of the summary version of the Report on the Law and Human Rights in the African Human Rights System: Key Challenges…
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Dec 11, 2017
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CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT ON THE CRIMINALISATION OF HIV AT THE 61ST ORIDINARY SESSION OF THE AFRICAN COMMISSION ON HUMAN AND PEOPLE’S RIGHTS

BANJUL, The Gambia—Civil society organisations working on HIV and human rights, delivered a statement at the 61st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights condemning the disturbing trend of the enactment of repressive HIV specific laws which often contain provisions that criminalise HIV, transmission, non-disclosure and…
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Nov 6, 2017
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SALC IN THE NEWS: BOTSWANA’S HEALTH BILL WORRIES REGIONAL RIGHTS BODY

The Sunday Standard The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) has punched holes in Botswana’s Public Health Bill, warning it might result in human rights violations. The SALC has raised its own concerns in support of previous ones raised locally by human rights lawyer and director at the Botswana Network on Ethics…
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Mar 24, 2013