Monthly Archives: October 2014

#WEWANTCHANGE: Five issues, five voices

IPI launches campaign highlighting challenges to press freedom worldwide

VIENNA, Oct 30, 2014 – Criminal defamation laws, the imprisonment of journalists, violent attacks on journalists, endemic impunity for such crimes …

HEINEKEN majority owned subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries plc and Consolidated Breweries plc issue notice of Extraordinary General Meeting regarding Scheme of Merger

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Knowledgebylanes) — Heineken N.V.’s (EURONEXT: HEIA; OTCQX: HEINY) (‘HEINEKEN’) majority owned Nigerian subsidiaries Consolidated Breweries plc and Nigerian Breweries plc have today sent …

One Million Visits to Human Rights Site [press release]

Swazi Media Commentary, the social media site about human rights in Swaziland, has received its one-millionth hit.

It is one of the longest running social media sites concentrating on the …

Denmark Questions King On Rights

Denmark questions Mswati on human rights

Denmark has raised the questions of political freedom, human rights, and the trial of political activists Mario Masuku and Maxwell Dlamini with Swaziland’s government …

King’s ‘Abduction’ of Schoolgirl

The case of Swaziland’s King Mswati III’s alleged abduction of an 18-year-old schoolgirl to be his bride has resurfaced in the kingdom 12 years after the event as a local …

Swazi Justice Campaign Launch

A video in support of two jailed Swaziland journalist has been released as part of a new social media campaign to draw attention to human rights failings in the kingdom.…