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News Release: Time to Overhaul Swaziland’s Oppressive Suppression of Terrorism Act, Say Local and International Organizations

Johannesburg, 12 November – In a letter to Swaziland’s Prime Minister, 25 organisations called on the government to amend the reviled and unconstitutional Suppression of Terrorism Act (STA), which has been used to target opposition leaders and activists rather than ‘terrorists’ since its enactment in 2008. “Instead of being narrowly used…
Staff Writer
19 Nov 2013
Articles and OpinionsInternational Criminal JusticeRule of LawSouth Africa

SALC IN THE NEWS: SOUTH AFRICA MUST COME CLEAN ON EXTRALEGAL RENDITIONS

The Business Day THE Oscar-nominated film, Zero Dark Thirty, depicting the Central Intelligence Agency’s (CIA’s) hunt for Osama bin Laden, has generated fierce controversy for suggesting that key intelligence used in locating him was obtained through the use of torture. It portrays another critical piece of intelligence being passed by…
Staff Writer
27 Feb 2013