Tuesday, August 30, 2011


On 4 October 2011 Swaziland faces a ‘universal periodic review’ from the United Nations Human Rights Council. The review takes place every four years and gives provides the opportunity for the Swaziland Government to show what actions it has taken to improve the human rights situations in the kingdom and to fulfil its human rights obligations.

Al 192 member states of the UN face a universal periodic review.

In advance of the October meeting three detailed documents have been written that give background information to the state of human rights in Swaziland and what (if anything) has been done to improve the situation over the past years. These documents are available on the Internet by clicking here.

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