Multi-stakeholder Dialogue to Build Regional Civil Society Solidarity for eSwatini Civic Actors – 7 Oct 2021

The Southern African Liaison Office (SALO), in partnership with OSISA, held a public multi-stakeholder dialogue on Eswatini to build regional civil society solidarity for eSwatini civic actors (including students, labour, and churches among others).

This dialogue aimed to raise public awareness about the challenges faced by citizens of Eswatini, particularly the human rights situation and eSwatini’s obligations towards its citizens.

By highlighting the perspectives and demands from the civil society in eSwatini, this engagement aims to build support for more effective short and longer-term solidarity approaches.

Speakers included:

Arnold Tsunga (Chair, Southern Africa Human Rights Defenders Network)

Peter Mutasa (President, Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions)

Mlungisi Makhanya (President, PUDEMO)

Janet Zhou (Secretary General, Southern African People’s Solidarity Network)

Thembinkosi Dlamini (Swaziland United Democratic Front)

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