Are you free to speak and meet in Swaziland?
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Are you free to speak and meet in Swaziland?

MISA-Swaziland Alert September 18 2013 In August 2013 the leader of Swaziland, King Mswati III, said citizens should exercise their constitutional right to freedom of speech and freedom of association. Speaking at a ceremony for Swaziland’s police force, the monarch told people not to fear police and to speak your mind. Section 24 of Swaziland’s … Continue reading

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Freedom found wanting in Swazi media as economy continues downward slide

MISA-Swaziland Alert September 18 2013 Chatham House, a London-based international affairs think-tank, has released a new report on Swaziland, a small southern African country wedged between South Africa and Mozambique. The 42-page analysis, ‘Swaziland: Southern Africa’s Forgotten Crisis,’ says: “The right to freedom of expression in the constitution does not include the right of access to information. … Continue reading