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Maxwell gets student activist award

Sep 3, 2013 1

Swazi activist and student leader, Maxwell Dlamini, has been given the All-Africa Students’ Union’s 2013 Student Activist Award, for ”the role he has played in Swazi and African students’ movements.” ”The Union truly appreciates your many years of dedication and ...

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Swaziland is deliberately traumatizing political activists

Aug 16, 2013 0

Swaziland’s absolute monarchy has a record of harassing, torturing and arbitrarily detaining political activists, and then either leaving them to rot in prison while waiting for the completion of seemingly endless court cases, or releasing them on bail, after which ...

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Maxwell: boycott undemocratic Swazi elections

Feb 3, 2013 0

“We will not partake in these undemocratic elections in Swaziland unless political parties are unbanned. We seek to intensify our boycott,” Swaziland Nationals Union of Students (SNUS) President Maxwell Dlamini told Africa Contact today. Maxwell Dlamini, who has himself been ...

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Maxwell harassed by police again

Jan 7, 2013 0

“The external region of SWAYOCO [Swaziland Youth Congress] is disgusted and disturbed by reports that [Swazi] student leader Maxwell Dlamini was arrested [on Friday] for allegedly not abiding by his bail conditions,” SWAYOCO’s Wandile Mazibuko wrote in a statement published ...

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Maxwell and Musa case continue in Swaziland

Sep 23, 2012 0

The case against student leaders Maxwell Dlamini and Musa Ngubeni continued today at Sigodvweni Police Station in Matsapha, Swaziland.  “Today the case progressed with two state witnesses giving evidence. After submissions from witnesses and a cross examination by the defense, ...

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Swazi students to hold conference amidst national crisis

Aug 7, 2012 0

The Swaziland National Union of Students (SNUS) – one of the most dynamic organisations in the Swazi democratic movement – is to hold their general conference between October 12 and 14 amidst mounting economic and social crisis in Swaziland. SNUS ...

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Swazi student leader Maxwell: I was tortured

Mar 5, 2012 0

“I was tied to a bench with my face looking upwards and they suffocated me with the black plastic bag with a huge police officer on my stomach. They [Swazi police] asked me where the guns were and who was ...

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Student leader Maxwell Dlamini out on bail

Feb 3, 2012 0

President of the Swaziland National Union of Students, Maxwell Dlamini, has been released on bail today [3. February]. The money for the 50,000 Rand bail (€5000) – the largest bail ever in Swazi legal history –was raised by Maxwell’s father, ...

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Maxwell Dlamini’s trial to finally begin?

Dec 12, 2011 0

Will the trial of Swazi student leader, Maxwell Dlamini, and his co-accused, Musa Ngubeni, finally be heard in court? The trial has been delayed since Dlamini and Ngubeni were detained in April, in connection with the biggest demonstrations for democracy ...

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