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Thursday, 03-26-15, 4:25Swazi Human Rights Lawyer Thulani Maseko Placed in Solitary Confinement[IFEX] This statement was originally published on misa.org on 23 March 2015. read more...
Wednesday, 03-25-15, 15:00King Zwelithini Must Deport His Wives, His Son Back From Swaziland and Get a Job[SSN] The luxury of living on people's hard earned taxes clearly pollutes one's judgement to the extent of making them talk nonsense. This is the fate that king Goodwill Zwelithini shares with his equally delusional brother in-law king Mswati. read more...
Wednesday, 03-25-15, 14:37Euro MPs - 'Scrap Swazi Trade Deals'[Swazi Media] Labour Members of the European Parliament are calling on the European Union to re-think its preferential trade agreements with Swaziland because of the kingdom's poor record on human rights. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 14:00Swazi Govt Snubs 'Starved Refugees'[Swazi Media] The Swazi Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Chief Mgwagwa Gamedze has said Somali asylum seekers living in the kingdom who complained that they were being starved and forced to work in fields without pay were lucky they had not been deported. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 13:55Mathoho Withdrawn From Swaziland Match[SAFA] Bafana Bafana are on their way to Swaziland for an international friendly match against the host nation which will take place on Wednesday, 25 March at the Somhlolo Stadium. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 12:07Lesbian and Gay Murders in Swaziland[Swazi Media] The separate murders of a lesbian woman and a gay man in Nhlangano, Swaziland, have drawn attention to the prejudice faced by homosexuals in the kingdom. read more...
Tuesday, 03-24-15, 11:14'Nation' Defiant On Jailed Journalists[Swazi Media] As Swaziland editor Bheki Makhubu and writer and human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko, marked a year spent in jail for writing and publishing articles critical of the Swaziland judiciary, the Nation, the monthly magazine they worked for remained defiant. read more...
Monday, 03-23-15, 8:04Police Attack Another Union Meeting[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland have broken up two meetings of the Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) in as many weeks in a clampdown on groups advocating for democracy. read more...
Monday, 03-23-15, 7:27Jailed Writer in Solitary Confinement[Swazi Media] Thulani Maseko, the human rights lawyer and journalist, has been moved to solitary confinement in prison as punishment for writing a letter thanking his supporters. One leading rights organisation has said this could be considered 'torture'. read more...
Friday, 03-20-15, 13:25They Call My Father a Terrorist[Fahamu] Ailing Swazi opposition leader Mario Masuku is in prison since May in Africa's only absolute monarchy, where even mere expression of support for the opposition is considered by the regime as engaging in "terrorism". Progressive forces throughout the pan-African world must demand the release of this man and many other Swazi prisoners of conscience. read more...

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