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Swaziland - Editor and human rights lawyer held for criticizing judicial system

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the detention of Bheki Makhubu, the editor of the Nation news magazine, and Thulani Maseko, a human rights lawyer who writes opinion pieces for the magazine, for articles criticizing Swaziland's judicial system and chief justice Michael Ramodibedi in particular. They have been held for the past two days on contempt of court charges that are due to be heard in open court on 25 March. “The arbitrary arrests of Maseko and Makhubu are the latest examples of (...)

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