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Swaziland: Free editor and human rights lawyer jailed after summary proceedings

Headline Title:  Swaziland: Free editor and human rights lawyer jailed after summary proceedings 18 March 2014 Today’s unlawful detention of a respected magazine editor and human rights lawyer for their criticism of the judiciary in Swaziland is another shocking example of the southern African kingdom’s intolerance of freedom of expression, Amnesty International said.  Bhekithemba Makhubu, editor of Swaziland’s monthly news magazine The Nation and human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko are being held at Sidwashini Remand Prison in Mbabane, after highly irregular legal proceedings.…

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