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Swaziland Groups Kick Against Amendment Bills

Civil society and pro-democracy groups have called on parliamentarians in Swaziland to scrap debates on three proposed amendments that they say would further erode the fundamental human rights of citizens in the southern African kingdom. Parliament is debating the amendment of the public order act, the professional terrorism act and the police act. The proposal for the public order act of 1973 states that groups of at least 15 people cannot convene without first giving reasons for the...

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