Court Orders Release of Lawyer and Editors

The Supreme Court in Swaziland has ordered the release of human rights lawyer and editor

The Supreme Court in Swaziland has ordered the release of human rights lawyer, Thulani Maseko, and editor, Bheki Makhubu.

Maseko and Makhubu were convicted of contempt of court and sentenced to two years in prison in March 2014.

According to the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), which has supported their case, their release follows an appeal against their conviction, which was not opposed by the directorate of public prosecutions.

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Source: 
Mail & Guardian

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