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Rights Groups Call for Improvements as SADC Holds Summit

Rights groups are calling on leaders from the 15-nation Southern Africa Development Community to take steps to improve the rule of law and human rights as they meet for an annual summit Monday and Tuesday in Botswana. Human Rights Watch and a coalition of African groups issued statements ahead of the summit with a particular focus on the SADC's now-suspended tribunal. HRW criticized a decision last year to reform the tribunal into one that "would be stripped of the authority...

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