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News Release: Botswana High Court sets Hearing Date on Constitutionality of Offences which Criminalise Consensual same-sex Sexual Activities

A full bench of the Botswana High Court, sitting before the Honourable Judge A.B Tafa, the Honourable Judge M. Leburu and the Honourable Judge J. Dube has ordered that the hearing challenging the constitutionality of sections 164(a), 164(c) and 167 of the Penal Code be heard on 14 March 2019.…
Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2018
Articles and OpinionsBotswanaFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationHealth RightsSOGIE Rights

SALC IN THE NEWS: PROGRESSIVE BOTSWANA COURT AFFIRMS THAT LEGAL RECOGNITION OF GENDER IDENTITY AT CORE OF HUMAN DIGNITY

The Daily Maverick Tashwill Esterhuizen For the second time in two years, the Botswana courts have shown themselves to be champions of jurisprudence which acknowledges the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their right to equal protection before the law.  Identity plays a pivotal role in many…
Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2017
Articles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationSex Worker RightsSOGIE RightsZambia

SALC IN THE NEWS: HOMOSEXUAL CASE REFERRED TO HIGH COURT

The Lusaka Magistrate’s Court ruled today that the criminal case against HIV activist Paul Kasonkomona should be transferred to the High Court for a hearing on the constitutional issues raised by the defence around the freedom of expression. Kasonkomona was arrested in April 2013 and charged with violating section 178(g)…
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May 22, 2013