Shoot to kill if you see poachers – police chief tells rangers
Alert / Media Alert

Shoot to kill if you see poachers – police chief tells rangers

MISA-Swaziland | AlertJanuary 31 2014 Swaziland’s police chief says game rangers are allowed to shoot anyone suspected of poaching wildlife. Today’s Times of Swaziland reports the comments by police chief Isaac Magagula speaking to a group of traditional leaders in the land-locked southern African nation.  “Animals are now protected by law and hunting is no … Continue reading

Human Rights versus Animal Welfare
Constitutionally Speaking / Media Alert

Human Rights versus Animal Welfare

“Essentially all laws that hamper the enjoyment of fundamental rights as enshrined in the Constitution should be abolished or amended to comply with the supreme law of the land.” Phakama Shili, advocacy officer at Swaziland’s Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA-Swaziland), writes a weekly column for daily newspaper Swazi Observer. The column, ‘Constitutionally Speaking’, considers human rights and … Continue reading