One of SALC’s core objectives is to provide technical support to local lawyers to engage in human rights litigation. To this end, SALC has produced litigation manuals which provide a step by step guide to constructing legal arguments and referencing international and regional law and comparative jurisprudence.
This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving freedom of expression. The manual discusses the use of foreign and international law in…Read More
This manual is a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts challenging laws, policies and practices involving sexual and reproductive rights. The manual focuses on two specific sexual and reproductive rights…Read More
This manual provides a resource for private and public lawyers in southern Africa who are litigating cases in domestic courts that challenge laws, policies and practices around unlawful HIV testing and breaches of confidentiality. Partners can contact SALC for hard…Read More
The manual provides concrete legal arguments for use in HIV-related discrimination litigation before domestic courts. Download the full manual here.Read More
Local papers in Malawi are reporting that Former President of Botswana Festus Mogae and Former Zambian President Kenneth Kaunda have denounced the criminalization of same sex relationships in Malawi and the rest of southern Africa. The remarks were made in a visit both made on…Read More
Over 20 (and growing) African civil society groups have expressed outrage at the harsh sentence handed down this morning in Malawi and are calling on the government to release Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga and repeal the discriminatory laws criminalizing consensual sexual behavior. The…Read More