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SALC Oral Statement: At the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights on the Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe and Malawi

On the 24 October 2019, SALC delivered an oral statement at the the 65th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights. Zimbabwe Zimbabwe is in crisis facing chronic shortages of physical money, the country’s economy has faced a steep economic contraction this year, with the country’s…
Amanda Shivamba
30 Oct 2019
Health RightsMalawiNewsSex Worker Rights

NEWS RELEASE: HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS CELEBRATE MALAWI’S ADOPTION OF AMENDED HIV LAW THAT REMOVES RIGHTS-INFRINGING PROVISIONS

Lilongwe - On Tuesday, 28 November, Malawi Members of Parliament voted to reject coercive and criminalising provisions that threatened human rights in a long-deliberated HIV (Prevention and Management) Bill. Activists and people living with and affected by HIV celebrated outside Parliament after having protested for months against rights-infringing provisions in…
Staff Writer
29 Nov 2017
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SIDE EVENT ON THE MARGINS OF THE 61ST ORDINARY SESSION OF THE ACHPR

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Commission) has recognised that the declassification and decriminalisation of petty offences is an important human rights issue. A Side Event on the Margins of the 61ST Ordinary Session of the ACHPR has been scheduled as follows: DATE: 2 November 2017 TIME: 13h15…
Staff Writer
31 Oct 2017
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SALC CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO DO MORE TO PROTECT REFUGEE, AND ASYLUM SEEKERS AND MIGRANTS ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY 20 JUNE 2017

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, the UNHCR together with refugee advocates worldwide commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. We reflect here on refugee and mixed migration movements in the Southern African region calling on governments to respect the rights of asylum…
Staff Writer
19 Jun 2017