Monthly Archives: July 2014

What Convicted Journalists Wrote

A magazine editor and human rights lawyer in Swaziland face up to ten years in jail after being convicted of contempt of court for criticizing the judiciary and the kingdom’s …

HC Judith Macgregor Presented Her Credentials in Swaziland [press release]

British High Commissioner Judith Macgregor’s remarks on the occasion of the presentation of credentials to Your Majesty King Mswati III of Swaziland, 3 July 2014

Your Majesty,

I have the …

‘Political’ Magazine Banned From Swazi Prison [press release]

Members of banned political organisations in Swaziland said prison guards didn’t let them take a copy of newsmagazine The Nation into one of the kingdom’s prisons, according to local news …

Editor and Lawyer ‘Face 10 Years Jail’

The Swaziland editor and human rights lawyer convicted of contempt of court could face up to ten years in jail, according to a media report.

Bheki Makhubu, editor of the …

Support for Convicted Journalists

Support grows throughout the world for the two journalists in Swaziland who were a href=”http:www.swazilii.orgszjudgmenthigh-court2014152″ target=”_blank”convicted of contempt of courta and may face up to 10 years in jail.

Bheki …

Conviction of Swazi Journalist and Lawyer a ‘Travesty of Justice’ – Misa [press release]

The Regional Governing Council (RGC) of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) have labeled the conviction of prominent human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko and The Nation magazine editor Bheki …