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SALC IN THE NEWS: HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST PAUL KASONKOMONA WAS EXPRESSING HIS OWN OPINION-MUVI TV

Lusaka Times Muvi Television General Manager, Costa Mwansa, testified in a case in which Human RightsActivist, Paul Kasokomona has been charged with idle and disorderly conduct. Mr. Mwansa who is also presenter of Muvi Television’s Assignment programme on which Kasonkomona featured, appeared before Lusaka Resident Magistrate, Lameck Ng’ambi. He explained that…
Staff Writer
Nov 28, 2013
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)…
Staff Writer
May 22, 2013
Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationNewsSOGIE RightsZambia

NEWS RELEASE: ZAMBIAN POLICE MUST IMMEDIATELY RELEASE ACTIVIST

ZAMBIAN POLICE MUST IMMEDIATELY RELEASE UNLAWFULLY DETAINED HIV AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST, SAY SALC AND OSISA Johannesburg, 10 April 2013 – The Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) and the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) have expressed their deep concern at the unlawful arrest and continued detention of Zambian HIV…
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Apr 10, 2013