Swaziland: L4L and 3 organisations submit joint UPR report

September 23, 2015

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On 21 September, L4L, together with the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and Judges for Judges (J4J), submitted a joint report for the 2nd cycle of the Universal Periodic Review of Swaziland.

In addition, the organisations are concerned about the apparent lack of independence of the judiciary resulting in a violation of the right of access to justice and to an effective remedy, as well as undue interference with the independence of lawyers. The prosecution of lawyer Thulani Maseko is a clear example of that.

http://www.advocatenvooradvocaten.nl/11066/swaziland-l4l-and-3-organisations-submit-joint-upr-report/?lang=fr/&lang=fr&lang=fr

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