Swaziland: (possible) landmark free speech ruling to be handed down today

MISA-Swaziland | Alert May 30 2014 If you think you’re having a tough day, spare a thought for Bheki Makhubu, a prominent Swazi journalist currently in jail for writing an opinion piece in which he criticises the judiciary while calling for the rule of law to be respected and the constitution to be upheld. Makhubu,Continue reading “Swaziland: (possible) landmark free speech ruling to be handed down today”

MISA-Swaziland hosting World Press Freedom Day event on Friday 9 May

Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa is hosting an event to mark World Press Freedom Day this coming Friday 9 May. World Press Freedom Day, which was officially on May 3, is a day to reflect on the progress towards free speech and media freedom. It offers an opportunity to come together to discuss theContinue reading “MISA-Swaziland hosting World Press Freedom Day event on Friday 9 May”