Swaziland protests

 
King Mswati III ends reform talks with no commitment
King Mswati III ends reform talks with no commitment
Experts would be asked to solve the issues raised, Mswati told about 13 000 people who gathered at his royal palace in Ludzidzini, north of the...
Suffering Swazis want change
Suffering Swazis want change
Salom Gamedze greeted me with a gentle smile. She was thinner than I remembered and even more softly spoken than when we met more than a year ago...
Swazi unions determined to pile pressure on Mswati
Swazi unions determined to pile pressure on Mswati
Swazi union leaders have warned they will continue to take to the streets in protest unless the government backs down over planned salary cuts and...
Breaking down the Swaziland protests
Breaking down the Swaziland protests
In a series of leaked videos obtained by Mail & Guardian, peaceful gatherings of mixed-age Swazis contrast with hints of the harsh police...
Top Cosatu official arrested in Swazi protest clashes
Top Cosatu official arrested in Swazi protest clashes
Swazi police fired teargas and rubber bullets to break up a pro-democracy march Wednesday, arresting a top South African union leader who was going...
'Disappointing SADC is just an old boys club'
'Disappointing SADC is just an old boys club'
Zimbabwean and Swaziland activists on Friday slammed the failure of a summit of regional leaders to act on political crises threatening their...
Judge's delay keeps Swazi protest leaders in jail
Judge's delay keeps Swazi protest leaders in jail
Two leaders of last month's pro-democracy protest in Swaziland had their bail appeal delayed on Friday, after the judge recused himself because he...
Bushfire Festival boycott called off
Bushfire Festival boycott called off
Swazi democracy campaigners have called off their planned boycott of the Bushfire Festival, due to take place at the end of this month.
Swaziland opposes bail for pro-democracy activists
Swaziland opposes bail for pro-democracy activists
Swaziland on Tuesday opposed bail for two activists arrested in pro-democracy protests this month on charges of illegal possession of explosives, a...
Swaziland's jackboot beaten by the bra
Swaziland's jackboot beaten by the bra
The reports from Swaziland that you are reading and the images on these pages come courtesy of Mail & Guardian photographer Lisa...
Defiant protesters speak out
Defiant protesters speak out
"You can use my picture and my name. I am a citizen, not a subject and if no one talks openly about the situation we will never be liberated," said...
Crackdown may result in sanctions
Crackdown may result in sanctions
The Swazi government's heavy-handed reaction to this week's protest marches could lead to international trade sanctions which would compound the...

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