Bheki Makhubu

 
Making media freedom in Eswatini is more than a dream
Making media freedom in Eswatini is more than a dream
The role of dissenting journalists in Eswatini is more crucial than ever before. But the grimy reality is that critical journalists left in...
Exiled Swazi editor speaks out
Exiled Swazi editor speaks out
In mid-December, Zweli Martin Dlamini received a tip-off. As a professional private investigator and editor of the independent business newspaper...
Nkandla ruling is a short, sharp lesson in democracy
Nkandla ruling is a short, sharp lesson in democracy
The riveting political events of the last month in the wake of the Constitutional Court’s sanction of President Jacob Zuma have been most...
Swazi court orders release of editor, human rights lawyer
Swazi court orders release of editor, human rights lawyer
Maseko and Makhubu were convicted of contempt of court and sentenced to two years in prison in March 2014. On Tuesday, Swaziland's Supreme...
[Video]Swaziland's judiciary: A monarchical crisis
[Video]Swaziland's judiciary: A monarchical crisis
This short documentary reveals how Swaziland's High Court sent an editor and a human rights lawyer to prison over articles critical of the judiciary.
Prominent Swazi activists jailed for criticism of judiciary
Prominent Swazi activists jailed for criticism of judiciary
Bheki Makhubu, editor of the Nation magazing and Thulani Maseko, an executive member of Lawyers for Human Rights Swaziland, have been in...
Swazi attack on press freedom is an attack on democracy
Swazi attack on press freedom is an attack on democracy
M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism (amaBhungane) strongly condemns the recent verdict reached by a Swazi judge finding journalist Bheki...
Swaziland editor Bheki Makhubu and lawyer convicted
Swaziland editor Bheki Makhubu and lawyer convicted
In what has been seen as a major blow to the journalism profession and human rights in Swaziland, respected editor Bheki Makhubu and human rights...
Journalism is not a crime
Journalism is not a crime
Three journalists were convicted of subversive acts by an Egyptian court this past week and sentenced to between seven and 10 years in jail. This...
The taming of Swaziland's judiciary
The taming of Swaziland's judiciary
On his 45th birthday last year, Swaziland's King Mswati III conferred the Order of Merit on Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi. It was a slap in the...
Swazi judge ejects editor's wife from court for 'sleeping'
Swazi judge ejects editor's wife from court for 'sleeping'
Judge Mpendulo Simelane, who has refused to recuse himself from the case and is also responsible for signing the warrants for Swazi editor...
Swazi editor Makhubu kept in maximum security prison
Swazi editor Makhubu kept in maximum security prison
Bheki Makhubu is obviously a very dangerous man. He has been locked up in a maximum security prison for three weeks with hardened criminals,...

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