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Beaten, arrested and deported …

At a press conference at the Numsa head office in Johannesburg, delegates from various organisations told how they were beaten, arrested and deported by Swazi police during Operation Siyaya eSwaziland. “Police called us illegal invaders, hell-bent on overthrowing the Swazi kingdom,” said Christine Olivier, Numsa’s second deputy president, after her release and deportation in September. […]

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Pudemo activist dies following Workers’ Day celebrations

The state of political affairs in Swaziland is best captured by the events which unfolded recently after a political activist, Sipho Jele, was arrested for wearing a t-shirt bearing a People’s United Democratic Movement (Pudemo) logo, at a May Day rally in Manzini. Two days after his arrest, the world was told of his death […]

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