Swazi Teacher Union Leaders Will Not Be Jailed

The Swaziland Industrial court rules against an attempt by the country's government to jail teacher union leaders over a pay strike.

  • Swaziland:  Govt Fails to Jail Strike Leaders

    Swazi Media Commentary, 1 July 2012

    The Industrial Court in Swaziland has refused to allow the government to jail the entire executive of the teachers' union for leading a pay strike. read more »

Photo: Supplied

Court Hammer

Rural pupils fetch water for school.

  • Swaziland:  Defiant Teachers Deliver Petition

    Swazi Media Commentary, 13 June 2012

    Teachers in Swaziland managed to deliver their petition to the government this afternoon (13 June 2102), despite being blocked by riot police. read more »

Teachers protest (file photo).

  • Swaziland:  Teachers Vote for Strike

    Swazi Media Commentary, 8 June 2012

    Teachers in Swaziland have voted to strike indefinitely from next week, almost certainly closing down schools in the kingdom. read more »

  • Swaziland:  Mass Caning 'Violates Human Rights'

    Swazi Media Commentary, 6 June 2012

    Save the Children Swaziland condemned teachers for beating all the children at a school after one pupil made a noise in assembly. read more »

  • Swaziland:  Riot Police Block Teachers' March

    Swazi Media Commentary, 13 June 2012

    Riot police in Swaziland blocked teachers from marching in the kingdom's capital today (13 June 2012). read more »