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Writers get two-year jail terms for contempt of court

Reporters Without Borders deplores the two-year jail sentences that writers Bheki Makhubu and Thulani Maseko finally received today for contempt (...)

Published on 25 July 2014 Read


Judicial authorities recognize illegality of the arrest

Reporters Without Borders welcomes yesterday’s decision by high court judge Mumcy Dlamini to quash an arrest order for Bheki Makhubu, the editor (...)

Published on 8 April 2014 Read


Editor and human rights lawyer held for criticizing judicial system

Reporters Without Borders condemns the detention of Bheki Makhubu, the editor of the Nation news magazine, and Thulani Maseko, a human rights (...)

Published on 20 March 2014 Read


Magazine editor gets two years in prison or stiff fine

Reporters Without Borders is alarmed to learn that the Swaziland high court has sentenced Bheki Makhubu, the editor of The Nation magazine, to a (...)

Published on 19 April 2013 Read


Letter to prime minister about threats to columnists

Reporters Without Borders wrote to Prime Minister Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini yesterday voicing outrage at the fact that he accused Swaziland’s (...)

Published on 27 October 2010 Read


Attorney general warns outspoken journalists they could be arrested for “supporting terrorism”

Reporters Without Borders condemns the attorney general’s threatening remarks to journalists on 17 November. He said journalists who criticise the (...)

Published on 19 November 2008 Read


Journalist stabbed to death

Reporters Without Borders today deplored the stabbing to death of journalist Zweli Mabila, of the government daily The Swazi Observer, in (...)

Published on 25 October 2002 Read




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