Swaziland – 5 September 2014

Cosatu Supports the Fourth Global Week of Action for Democracy in Swaziland
COSATU joins its sister federation in Swaziland, TUCOSWA and the rest of the global progressive fraternity in calling for more intense actions around the world during this week of the Global week of action for democracy in Swaziland. We stand firmly on the side of TUCOSWA and the struggles it is waging for workers rights, democracy and justice in Swaziland. allAfrica.com

MANZINI – A total of 12 members of TUCOSWA and SUDF, who wanted to be part of the march to deliver a petition to the Ministry of Labour and Security, were turned back by the police at Lozitha.
The Trade Union Congress of Swaziland (TUCOSWA) and Swaziland United Democratic Front (SUDF) members were turned back after the minibus they were travelling in was stopped by the police in a roadblock that was staged at Lozitha. Times of Swaziland

Lawyer reports ‘violent’ police to law society
The incident occurred last Tuesday afternoon when lawyer Jele gone to have audience with the judge in respect of a certain court case pending before her
SENIOR attorney Zweli Jele, who was dragged out of High Court Judge Qinisile Mabuza’s chambers by police officers, has reported his alleged ill-treatment to the Law Society of Swaziland. The Swazi Observer