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Press Releases
1998-Present


2016

 

11 May 2016

 

DITSHWANELO Press statement on the protection of children in Botswana DITSHWANELO Press statement
29 March 2016

DITSHWANELO press statement on the assassination of Mr Sikhosiphi Bazooka Rhadebe of the Amadiba community in South Africa

DITSHWANELO Press statement

 

22 March 2016

DITSHWANELO update press statement on the Namibian Refugees Court case DITSHWANELO Press statement
18 March 2016

UPR NGO Working Group press statement congratulating LeGaBiBo on the outcome of their court case

UPR NGO Working Group press statement
18 March 2016

 

UPR NGO Working Group press statement on the establishment of a National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) in Botswana

UPR NGO Working Group press statement
8 March 2016

 

DITSHWANELO Press statement on International Women's Day 2016

DITSHWANELO Press statement
3 March 2016

DITSHWANELO Press statement following comments made by the Minister of Labour and Home Affairs regarding the Nambian Refugees in Botswana

DITSHWANELO Press statement

15 January 2016

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Namibian Refugees in Botswana DITSHWANELO Press statement
2015
10 December 2015 DITSHWANELO Press Statement on International Human Rights Day DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

4 December 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

7 December 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Call for end to Gender-Based Violence

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

16 November 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Matsha College Students truck accident

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

26 November 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Sixteen (16) Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

07 October 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Day Against the Death Penalty

DITSHWANELO Press Statement
13 August 2015 UPR NGO Press Statement on Gender UPR NGO Press Statement
10 July 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press statement on non-compliance of the Governments of Botswana and South Africa to court orders

DITSHWANELO Press statement
14 June 2015

 

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Raid 14 June 1985 Gaborone

 

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

29 May 2015

 

UPR NGO Working Group Press Statement on the recently formed Ex Miners Association UPR NGO Working Group Press Statement

 

25 May 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Africa Day 2015

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

08 May 2015

UPR NGO Working Group Press Statement on the current state of Informatinon in Botswana UPR NGO Working Group Press Statement

 

01 May 2015

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Labour Day DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

30 April 2015

UPR NGO Working Group Press Statement on the Coalition of African Lesbians UPR NGO Working Group Press Statement

 

30 April 2015

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Bullying in Botswana DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

21 April 2015

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Rascism and Xenophobia DITSHWANELO Press Statement

07 April 2015

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Film Directors facilitating discussions during the 15th Annual Human Rights Film Festival DITSHWANELO Press Statement

26 March 2015

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on 15th Annual Human Rights Film Festival DITSHWANELO Press statement
2014

02 December 2014

DITSHWANELO AND FIDH PRESS STATEMENT ON LAUNCH OF LAND RIGHTS DITSHWANELO AND FIDH Press statement

27 November 2014

BOCISCOZ Press statement on the Report released regarding the 2002 Zimbabwe General Elections BOCISCOZ Press statement

26 November 2014

 

UPR NGO Working Group Press statement on 16 Days of Activism UPR NGO Working Group Press statement

18 November 2014

DITSHWANELO Press statement on the 2014 State of the Nation Address Press statement on the State of the Nation Address
UPR NGO Working Group Press statement on the LeGaBiBo High Court Judgment UPR NGO Working Group Press statement

 

23 October 2014

Joint FIDH and DITSHWANELO Press statement on the 2014 General Elections Joint Press Statement on the General Elections

9 October 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Day Against the Death Penalty DITSHWANELO Press Statement

6 October 2014

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Day Against the Death Penalty event DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

2 October 2014

 

Joint FIDH,DITSHWANELO and Lawyers for Human Rights Press statement on the extradition of Mr Edwin Samotse Joint Press statement

 

29 September 2014

DITSHWANELO Press statement on the UNHRC Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on SOGI rights

 

26 September 2014

DITSHWANELO Press statement on the extradition of Mr Edwin Samotse DITSHWANELO Press statement on the extradition of Mr Edwin Samotse

 

12 September 2014

DITSHWANELO Press statement on recent occurences regarding Freedom of Expression and Freedom on Information in Botswana DITSHWANELO Press statement

 

15 August 2014

DITSHWANELO follow up Press Statement on the Gaza March DITSHWANELO follow up Press Statement

 

05 August 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the human rights violations occurring in the Gaza Strip

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

25 July 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press statement on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

23 June 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on a Global Panel event on the Death Penalty and Upcoming Continental Conference on the Death Penalty.

DITSHWANELO Press Statement

 

23 June 2014

 

FIDH Press Statement on the Immunity of Heads of State and Senior Government Officials from International Crimes FIDH Press Statement

 

16 June 2014

 

The Botswana Civil Society Human Rights Coalition press statement on the Day of the African Child

 

Press statement on Day of the African Child

 

14 June 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press statement on June 14 1985 raid on Gaborone

 

Press statement on June 14 1985 raid

 

17 May 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press statement on Day Against Homophobia

 

Press statement on Day Against Homophobia

6 May 2014

 

Statement made by the Director of DITSHWANELO - the Botswana Centre for Human Rights at the 55th Ordinary Session of the ACHPR in Luanda, Angola Statement made by the Director of DITSHWANELO

6 May 2014

 

Statement made by FIDH Deputy Secretary General Ms Alice Mogwe at the 55th Ordinary Session of the ACHPR in Luanda, Angola Statement made by FIDH Deputy Secretary General Ms Alice Mogwe

6 May 2014

 

FIDH Press Statement on the 55th Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) in Luanda, Angola FIDH Press Statement on 55th Ordinary Session of the ACHPR

30 April 2014

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Press Freedom Day Press Statement on World Press Freedom Day

 

16 April 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the re-incarceration of Human Rights Defenders in the Kingdom of Swaziland DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Swaziland
3 April 2014 DITSHWANELO Press Statement on FIDH International Board meeting with President Francois Hollande

 

Press Statement on meeting with President Hollande

 

2 April 2014

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on 14th Annual Human Rights Film Festival

 

Press Statement on 14th Annual Human Rights Film Festival

19 March 2014

DITSHWANELO Press statement on the arrest and detention of Human Rights Defenders in Swaziland Press statement on Human Rights Defenders in Swaziland

 

06 March 2014

 

UPR NGO Working Group Press statement on the Civil Society Contribution Workshop UPR NGO Working Group Press statement on Lion Park Workshop

 

28 February 2014

 

Botswana Civil Society Human Rights Coalition Press statement

 

Press Statement on the Anti-Homosexuality Act of Uganda

2013

 

10 December 2013

UPR NGO Working Group Press statement on Human Rights Day UPR NGO Working Group press statement
09 December 2013

 

DITSHWANELO Press statement on World Human Rights Day

 

Press statement on World Human Rights Day

 

24 October 2013

BOCISCOZ Press Statement on the media situation in Zimbabwe Press Statement on the media situation in Zimbabwe
04 October 2013 Press Statement on World Day Against Death Penalty DITSHWANELO Press statement

 

26 August 2013

BOCISCOZ Press statement on the workshop on Zimbabwe harmonised elections BOCISCOZ Press statement

14 August 2013

 

BOCISCOZ Workshop Report on Zimbabwe harmonised elections BOCISCOZ Workshop Report

30 July 2013

 

BOCISCOZ Press statement on upcoming Zimbabwe elections BOCISCOZ Press statement

 

11 July 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on June 14 raid Press Statement

09 July 2013

 

BOCISCOZ Press Statement on Upcoming Zimbabwe Elections Press Statement on Zimbabwe

03 July 2013

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the alleged Prohibited Immigrant declaration of Gordon Bennet

Press Statement on the alleged Prohibited Immigrant declaration of Gordon Bennet

28 June 2013

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Refugee Day Press Statement on World Refugee Day

 

25 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on The Day of the African Child Press Statement on Day of the African Child

 

21 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Zimbabwe Seminar with SADC-CNGO Press Statement on Zimbabwe Seminar

 

20 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Update Press Statement 2 on relocation of Ranyane residents Press Statement 3 on relocation of Ranyane residents

 

14 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on FIDH Death Penalty Congress in Madrid Press Statement on FIDH Death Penalty Congress in Madrid

 

14 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Update Press Statement 4 on Botswana's UPR Session held on 6 June 2013 Update Press Statement 4 on Botswana's UPR Session

13 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Update Press Statement 1 on Ranyane residents Press Statement on the relocation of Ranayane residents

 

11 June 2013

Update Press Statement 3 on Botswana’s United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights Situation held on 6 June 2013

Update Press Statement 3 on UPR Session

 

5 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Environment Day Press Statement on World Environment Day

 

4 June 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the ICC and President Uhuru Kenyatta Press Statement on the ICC and President Kenyatta.

3 June 2013

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the upcoming UPR session in Geneva Press Statement on the upcoming UPR session in Geneva

30 May 2013

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Ranyane Residents Press Statement on the Ranyane Residents
30 May 2013

 

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Execution of Orelesitse Thokamolelo Press Statement on the Execution of Orelesitse Thokamolelo

25 May 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Africa Day Africa Day Press Statement

 

10 May 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the FIDH 38th Congress in Istanbul DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the FIDH 38th Congress in Istanbul

 

3 May 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Press Freedom Day DITSHWANELO Press Statement on World Press Freedom Day

 

3 May 2013

UPR Press Statement Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security (MDJS) UPR Press Statement Ministry of Defence, Justice and Security (MDJS)
19 April 2013

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Gaborone City Council Proposed bye-law on gatherings in Botswana

DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Gaborone City Council Proposed bye-law on gatherings in Botswana

7 March 2013 Press Statement DITSHWANELO- DITSHWANELO’s 13th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2013, 21-27 March 2013 Maru a Pula School.    DITSHWANELO Press statement on the 13th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2013, 21-27 March 2013 Maru a Pula School.   
14 February 2013 Press Statement by Botswana Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) on the continuing harrassment of Human Rights defenders in Zimbabwe. BOCISCOZ Press Statement on the continuing harrassment of Human Rights defenders in Zimbabwe.
6 February 2013 Press Statement DITSHWANELO-The Response to the continuing harrassment of Human Rights defenders in Zimbabwe. DITSHWANELO Response Press Statement on the continuing harrassment of Human Rights defenders in Zimbabwe.
29 January 2013 Press Statement DITSHWANELO-Update of Botswana's United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights Situation held on 23 January 2013. DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the update of Botswana's United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights Situation held on 23 January 2013.
16 January 2013 Press Statement DITSHWANELO-Botswana's United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights Situation on 23 January 2013. DITSHWANELO Press Statement on Botswana's United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights Situation on 23 January 2013.
2012
18 December 2012 Press Statement DITSHWANELO-The alleged poaching cases in Gope. DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the alleged poaching cases in Gope
10 December 2012 Press Statement DITSHWANELO-World Human Rights Day 2012. DITSHWANELO Press Statement onWorld Human Rights Day 2012.
9 November 2012 Press Statement DITSHWANELO-Raid on Zimbabwe Counselling Services Unit. DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the raid on Zimbabwe Counselling Services Unit.
5 November 2012 Press Statement DITSHWANELO-African Commission Working Group on Death Penalty and Extra-Judicial, Summary or Arbitrary killings in Africa. DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the African Commission Working Group on Death Penalty and Extra-Judicial, Summary or Arbitrary killings in Africa.
17 October 2012 Press Statement DITSHWANELO- The International Day for Eradication of Poverty DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the International Day for Readication of Poverty(17 October 2012).
12 October 2012 Press Statement DITSHWANELO- The Landmark Customary Inheritance Law decision. DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the Landmark Customary Inheritance Law decision.
10 October 2012 Press Statement DITSHWANELO- The 10th annual World Day against the Death Penalty 2012. DITSHWANELO Press Statement on the 10th annual World Day against the Death Penalty.
28 August 2012 Press Statement by BOCISCOZ- The 32 nd summit of SADC Heads of State and Government in Maputo,Mozambique, on 17th - 18 August 2012 and the future of the SADC Tribunal. Press Statement by BOCISCOZ on the 32 nd Summit of SADC Heads of State and Government in Maputo,Mozambique, on 17th - 18 August 2012 and the future of the SADC Tribunal.
9 August 2012 Press Statement by BOCISCOZ- Saving the SADC Tribunal for the protection of fundamental rights in Southern Africa Press Statement by BOCISCOZ on Saving the SADC Tribunal for the protection of fundamental rights in Southern Africa
6 June 2012 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Presidential Pardon for those convicted of Kalafatis Murder Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Presidential Pardon for those convicted of Kalafatis Murder
4 June 2012

Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The sentencing of Liberia's former president Charles Taylor

Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the sentencing of Liberia's former president Charles Taylor
5 April 2012 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The 12th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 02-11 May 2012 at Maru a Pula school. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the 12th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 02-11 May 2012 at Maru a Pula school.
8 March 2012 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The continuing security threats against Undule Mwakasungula in Malawi. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the The continuing security threats against Undule Mwakasungula in Malawi .
24 February 2012 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Court Application of 22 february for the permanent stay of execution in respect of Gotlhalosamang Gabaokelwe,Modise Tlhokamolelo and Mangombe Tadubane. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Court Application of 22 february for the permanent stay of execution in respect of Gotlhalosamang Gabaokelwe,Modise Tlhokamolelo and Mangombe Tadubane.
21 February 2012 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The reported persecution of Ralph Kasambara in Malawi . Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the reported persecution of Ralph Kasambara in Malawi.
17 February 2012 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The BDF Commander's reported praise of Robert Mugabe Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the BDF Commander's reported praise of Robert Mugabe
3 February 2012 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The execution of Zibani Thamo Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the execution of Zibani Thamo
2011
10 December 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-International Human Rights Day. DITSHWANELO Press statement on International Human Rights Day.
28 November 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Review of Citizenship Act DITSHWANELO Press statement on the review of the Citizenship Act.
10 October 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-World Day Against the Death Penalty DITSHWANELO Press statement on the World Day Against the Death Penalty.
16 August 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Deterioration of Social Values in Botswana. DITSHWANELO Press statement on the Deterioration of Social Values in Botswana.
9 August 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. DITSHWANELO Press statement on the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples on 9 August 2011.
28 July 2011

Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The unfolding crisis in Malawi.

DITSHWANELO Press statement espressing concern about the unfolding crisis in Malawi.
04 July 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights BOCISCOZ Press statement on the decision of the May 2011 Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of SADC and the June 2011 letter of the former Judges of SADC Tribunal.
20 June 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on the World Refugee Day- 20 June 2011
16 June 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on the Day of African Child 16 June 2011.
10 June 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on the BOCISCOZ petition on Zimbabwe to President Lt.General Seretse Khama Ian Khama.
6 June 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on BOCISCOZ Zimbabwe week 7-9 June 2011.
20 May 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on the national security situation in Botswana (Civil service strike).
07 April 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on BOCISCOZ congratulating the SADC TROIKA for clear message about violence and intimidation.
06 April 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on concerns about the erosion of democratic accountability.
05 April 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO Press statement on the motion to ratify United Nations Covenant on Economic.Social and Cultural Rights(ICESCR).
22 March 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO 11th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2011,24-31 March 2011 Maru a pula School.
04 March 2011 Press Statement by Botswana Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ). Press Statement by BOCISCOZ expressing severe concerns about deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe.
04 February 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on ruling of the Court of Appeal regarding the Mothomelo borehole on 27 January 2011.
2010
08 December 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010.Theme: Human Rights Defenders who act to end discrimination.
08 October 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against the Death Penalty, 10/10/10.
06 October 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Presidential Award received by Mrs. Joyce Andersen,Board Member for DITSHWANELO. DITSHWANELO's Board Member Mrs. Joyce Andersen receives a Presidential 2010 Award.
06 October 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on Award for human rights work. DITSHWANELO's Director, Ms Alice Mogwe will receive a Leadership Award in Johannesburg on 11th October 2010.
13 September 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on Democracy Seminar at Boipuso hall on 17th September 2010. DITSHWANELO and Freidrich Erbert Stiftung cooperate in seminar to address current issues affecting democracy in Botswana.
23 July 2010 Press Statement by The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) NGO Coalition. Press Statement by The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) NGO Coalition on Mothomelo borehole case ruling.
25 June 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the decision of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights in Professor Kenneth Good's case.
22 June 2010 Press Statement by The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe. (BOCISCOZ). Press Statement by BOCISCOZ concerned about the continued arrest and detention of Zimbabwean human rights activists.
15 June 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO for the Day of the African Child - 16 June. Press Statement for the Day of the African Child- Theme" Planning and Budgetting for the Well Being of the Child, Collective Responsibility"
03 June 2010 Joint Press Statement from the Government of Botswana, the CKGR Residents' Committee and the CKGR Non-Governmental Organisations'Coalition on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve Consultation Process. Joint Press Statement from the Government of Botswana, the CKGR Residents' Committee and the CKGR Non-Governmental Organisations'Coalition on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve Consultation Process.
22 March 2010 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Third BOCISCOZ play on Zimbabwe performed in Francistown March 2010.
02March 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO 10th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 18 - 31 MARCH 2010 at MARU A PULA .
2009
10 December 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day 2009 - Embrace diversity. End discrimination.
04 November 2009. Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity (BOCISCOZ) BOCISCOZ on the continuing breakdown of the Global Political Agreement and the treatment of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.
13 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Botswana General Elections 16 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO encouraging Batswana to responsibly exercise democratic right to vote on 16 October 2009.
10 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against The Death Penalty.. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against The Death Penalty.
09 October 2009. Press Statement by the DITSHWANELO on the need for constitutional review. Press Statement by the DITSHWANELO on the need for constitutional review-The Constitution, laws and Pracices in Botswana should reflect minimum human rights standards.
17 September 2009. Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ regarding SADC's position on Zimbabwe. Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ regarding SADC's position on Zimbabwe.
12 August 2009 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the recent allegations of death and torture by state security agents. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO advocating for urgent and transparent investigations and human rights awareness to all.
30 July 2009 Press Statement by the African Civil Society Solidarity on the International Criminal Court (ICC). Press Statement by the African Civil Society Solidarity on the International Criminal Court.(ICC)"
06 July 2009 Press Statement on preserving the intergrity of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Press Statement on Preserving the intergrity of the International Criminal Court.(ICC)" Learders should not act with impunity" .
26 June 2009 Press Statement on International Day in support of Torture Victims. Press Statement on International Day in Support of Torture Victims- 'Stand together against torture' - 26 June 2009 .
20 June 2009 Press Statement on World Refugee Day. Press Statement on World Refugee Day - 'Real People, Real Needs' - 20 june 2009
16 June 2009 Press Statement on the meeting of Civil Society representatives. Press Statement on the Formation of the Citizens for Justice Forum - 16 June 2009.
16 June 2009 Press Statement on Day of The African Child Press Statement on Day of The African Child -Africa Fit for Children:Accelerated Action Towards Their Survival - 16 June 2009.
12 June 2009 Press Statement on World Day Against Child Labour. Press Statement on World Day Against Child Labour -Give Girls a Chance: End Child Labour 12 June 2009.
29 May 2009 Press Statement on Access to information being critical for democracy. Press Statement on Access to information being critical for democracy - 29 May 2009.
20 May 2009 Press Statement on the Recent Killing of John Kalafatis 2009. Press Statement on the Recent Killing Of John Kalafatis by State Security Agents - 20 May 2009.
18 May 2009 Press Statement on the Launch of the Botswana HIV AND AIDS and Human Rights Charter 2009 Press Statement on the Launch of the third edition of Botswana HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Charter - 18 May 2009
29 April 2009 Press Statement on International Workers Day - 1 May 2009 Press Statement on International Workers Day 2009 - Social Justice for All in the midst of the Economic Recession.
14 April 2009 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ disturbed by reports of conditions in Zimbabwe prisions under Unity Government.
06 April 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival Third Week:06 - 07 April 2009 University of Botswana.
27 March 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival Second Week: 27 March - 3 April 2009 Maru a Pula School.
16 March 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival 19th March - 3 April 2009 Maru a Pula School.
8 March 2009 Press Statement on International Women`s Day - 8 March 2009 Press Statement on "Sharing the Caring for the Future"
30 January 2009 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on its disappointment with the SADC position.
2008
4 December 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on how Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe affects Botswana
25 November 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on 60TH Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - does it make a different
9 November 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ urging genuine commitment to Zimbabweans at SADC Extraordinary Summit on 9 November 2008
15 October 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ - Regional civil society is committed to monitoring Zimbabwe agreement
13 October 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - First Human Rights Film Festival for Youth 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - First Human Rights Film Festival for Youth on 18-19 October 2008 at Thapama Hotel Francistown
10 October 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights on the World Against the Death Penalty - 10 October 2008
6 October 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ calling for reflection and action on the Zimbabwe September 2008 Agreement
19 September 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ encourages implementation of the agreement between Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic (ZANU-PF) and the two Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Formations, on resolving the challenges facing Zimbabwe.
8 August 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights Press Statement on the media practitioners bill (NO.15) of 2008
30 July 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ responds to reports that talks on Zimbabwe have stalled-30 July 2008
3 July 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ supports Government of Botswana position on crisis in Zimbabwe -3 July 2008
26 June 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ suports Zimbabwe civil society on withdrawal from run-off processes 27June 2008
16 June 2008 Press Statement on the Day of the African Child - June 16 2008 Press Statement on "Let Children be Seen and Heard"
28 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on continuing solidarity actions on Zimbabwe -28 May 2008
20 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on solidarity action on Zimbabwe on Zimbabwe in commemoration of African Day -25 May 2008
1 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on action by the Government of Botswana to deal with the political crisis in Zimbabwe -1 May 2008
30 April 2008 Press Statement on International Workers Day 2008 Press Statement on Fair Trade and Respect for Worker`s Rights-Imperatives for Decent Work and Decent Life
30 April 2008 Press Statement of The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coaliation for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on the Impact of Regional Civil Society on the Ongoing Crisis in Zimbabwe
17 April 2008 Press Statement Issued by the Southern African Legal Assistance Network (SALAN) on Zimbabwe Situation. Press Statement by Southern African Legal Assistance Network (SALAN) joining the regional and international community in noting, with great concern, the disturbing developments unfolding in Zimbabwe on 17 April 2008
14 April 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on Observations of SADC Extraordinary Summit on Zimbabwe on 12-13 April 2008
9 April 2008 Press Statement on the UN Human Rights Committee Concluding Observations on Botswana Press Statement on The Government of Botswana should fully respect the rights of women and minorities and move towards the abolition of death penalty
8 April 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Coaliation for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on concerns regarding the Zimbabwe Elections Process on 8 April 2008
4 April 2008 Press Statement on Minimum Wages for Domestic and Agricultural Workers Press Statement on Government Introducing Minimum Wages for Domestic and Agricultural employees on 4 April 2008
1 April 2008 Press Statement of the Inauguration of His Excellency Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama as President of Botswana Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Welcomes Principles for Governance of Botswana on 1 April 2008
19 March 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Coalition on Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on Zimbabwe Elections on 19 March 2008
18 March 2008 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival 2008 Press Statement on the Human Rights Film Festival 27March - 3 April 2008 Stardust Cinema, Grand Palm
10 March 2008 Press Statement on the Recent Death Sentences Press Statement on The High Court passes death sentences on Sampson and Molefe
2007
8 November 2007 Press Statement on the Recent Execution in Botswana of 2 November 2007 Press Statement on the Recent Hanging of Mr Sepeni Popo
17 October 2007 Press Statement on HIV/AIDS Public Hearing Project of Botswana Parliament on 17 October 2007 Press Statement on the People`s participation in action
17 September 2007 Press Statement on Declaration of Indigenous Rights - 17 September 2007 Press Statement on UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People supported by Botswana
31 July 2007 Press Statement on Intelligence and Security Services Bill, No 23 of 2007 Debate - 31 July 2007 Press Statement on function of Parliament Compromised
26 June 2007 Press Statement on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture - 26 June 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO in Support of Victims of Torture
25 June 2007 Press Statement on Death Penalty in Botswana - 25 June 2007 Press Statement of FIDH and DITSHWANELO calling upon the authorities to adopt without delay a moratorium on the death penalty as a first step towards abolition
20 June 2007 Press Statement on World Refugee Day - 20 June 2007 Press Statement on Perseverance’ – a message on Refugee Day
16 June 2007 Press Statement on the Day of the African Child - 16 June 2007 Press Statement on Combat Child Trafficking
15 June 2007 Press Statement from the Southern African Network to end violence against children - 15 June 2007 Press Statement on Ending Corporal and Humiliating Punishment of Children and Promoting Positive Discipline
4 June 2007 Press Statement on the Commemoration of World Environment Day 5 June 2007 Press Statement on the Commemoration of the World Environment Day. Where elephants and people do not go together.
4 June 2007 Press Statement on Zimbabwe play - 4 June 2007 Press Statement on the Play highlights tensions between citizens of Botswana and Zimbabwe
9 May 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe- 9 May 2007 Press Statement on Support for the attempted march of 8 May 2007 by the Law Society of Zimbabwe
16 April 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe- 16 April 2007 Press Statement on Zimbabwe Independence.
27 March 2007 Press Statement on Intelligence and Security Service Bill - 27 March 2007 Press Statement on Parliament denies public formal opportunity to debate Bill.
20 March 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe - 20 March 2007 Press Statement on BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe after launch of movement
20 March 2007 Press Statement on South African Launch of DITSHWANELO Death Penalty Book - 20 March 2007 Press Statement on Support for DITSHWANELO position in South Africa
15 March 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe - 15 March 2007 Press Statement on the recent brutal attacks on Civil Society in Zimbabwe
7 March 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Human Rights Film Festival - 7 March 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Film Festival, 15 - 22 March, Grand Palm
2 February 2007 Press Statement By Crisis in Zimbabwe Coaliation on 2 February 2007 Press Statement on Regional Civil Society Unite Towards Poverty Eradication.
24 January 2007 Press Statement on African Commission -24 Jan 2007 Press Statement on ACHPR Appoints Experts to Serve on its working Group on the Death Penalty
2006
15 December 2006 Press Statement by the Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition on 15 Dec 2006 Press Statement on CKGR Court Case Ruling and a Call for Negotiations
14 December 2006 Press Statement on CKGR Court Ruling on 14 Dec 2006 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO Restates its Call for a return to Negotiations
8 December 2006 Press Statement on International Human Rights Day on 10 Dec 2006 Press Statement on Fighting Poverty; A Matter of Obligation, Not Charity
2 November 2006 Press Statement on book launch of 'In the Shadow of the Noose' on 2 Nov 2006 Press Statement on Advocate George Bizos Lauches DITSHWANELO Book
10 October 2006 Press Statement of DITSHWANELO on World day against the death penalty on the 10 October 2006 Press Statement on death penalty-Failures of Justice -a Botswana case comes to a close after more than a decade: Maauwe and Motswetla Granted Permanent Stay of Execution
25 August 2006 Press Statement of Botswana Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) on 28 August 2006 Press Statement of the BOCISCOZ, Mogae to officially open Zimbabwean Agricultural Show.
13 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Week 7, the petition march. The next event will be a Petition March on Thursday 20 July at 1:30 pm from Gaborone sports grounds.
10 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Week 6, the petition march. This next event will be a petition march on Thursday 20 July 2006 at 9:30 begining from Sir Seretse Khama in the Government Enclave.
03 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Focus Seminar Week 5. This week`s (BOCISCOZ) event is a Focus Seminar on the Zimbabwe situation held at Gaborone Sun on the 6 July 2006
27 June 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Focus Seminar on the situation in Zimbabwe The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) for a Focus Seminar on the Zimbabwe situation
19 June 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Letter writing Campaign The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity for Zimbabwe letter writting campaign
16 June 2006 Press Statement on the Day of the of African Child - 16 June 2006 Call to End Coporal Punishment and other Forms of Humiliating and Degrading Punishment of Children in Botswana
29 May 2006 Press Statement on the Botswana Civil Society Coalition Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ)
17 May 2006 Press Statement on the Establishment of Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition The Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition
25 April 2006 Press Release on the The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Points out discriminations against certain ethics groups, non-citizens,asylum seeker and refugees

7 April 2006 Press Release on the Recent Execution in Botswana

The Hanging of Mr. Modisane Ping

23-30 March 2006 DITSHWANELO Human Rights Film Festival 2006

Grand Palm Stardust Cinema

8 March 2006 Press Release on International Women's Day

Recent State charges against alleged rape survivor

15 February 2006 Press Release Following a Workshop on Rights of Minority Groups
27 January 2006 Press Release on Further Unlawful Arrests in Zimbabwe Growing Concern for Zimbabwean Human Rights Defenders
2005
12 December 2005 Press Release on Director Alice Mogwe's Award Director Awarded Prestigious Chevalier de L'Ordre National du Mérite
10 December 2005 Press Release on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2005 Stop Violence Against Women and Children
1 December 2005 Press Release on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2005 "Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise"
25 November 2005 Press Release on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR), November 2005 International Publicity on the Basarwa
16 November 2005 Press Release (SALAN Southern Africa Regional Death Penalty Workshop 16 November 2005) "Death to Death Penalty"
10 October 2005 Press Release on 10 October 2005 World Day Against the Death Penalty
22 September 2005 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) Repeated Call for a Return to Negotiations
12 August 2005

Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR)

Support for the Return to Negotiations
7 July 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 4 DITSHWANELO to Defend Freedom of Expression at the Court of Appeal
16 June 2005 The Day of the African Child African Orphans: Our Collective Responsibility
1 June 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 3 Parameters of State Power Remain Unclear
18 April 2005 Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2004 Bill Fails to Ensure Equal Recognition and Treatment for all Ethnic Groups
22 March 2005 Maauwe and Motswetla Case 2005 Maauwe and Motswetla Acquitted and Discharged
5 March 2005 International Women's Rights Day Marital Power Act Signals Move Forward to Gender Equality
28 February 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 2 High Court Confirms Supremacy of Botswana Constitution
21 February 2005 Deportation of Ken Good Deportation of Ken Good Violates Fundamental Human Rights Principles
2004
10 December 2004 International Human Rights Day Human Rights Education is Fundamental to Protection
1 December 2004 International AIDS Day Orphans Disinherited Through Property Grabbing
9 September 2004 Zimbabwe Zim NGO's Dying a Slow Death
8 September 2004 BDP AIDS Billboards Are Political Parties Using Our NGOs?
31 August 2004 Increased Remuneration Package for Members of Parliament Service to the Nation?
19 August 2004 The Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Allocation of State Land in Gaborone Land Maladministration - Who takes responsibility?
11 July 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) CKGR Case to Begin on Monday, 12 July 2004
8 July 2004 Zimbabwe African Union Does Not Speak Out on Zimbabwe
7 July 2004 Zimbabwe African Union Speaks Out on Zimbabwe
5 July 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) CKGR Court Case - In Loco Inspection 4-7 July 2004
29 June 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) Residents of the CKGR to Testify in Court
29 June 2004 The Commission of Inquiry into the Land Allocation of Land in Botswana Entrenchment or Erosion of Good Governance?
23 June 2004 United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Police Brutality and Torture in Botswana
20 June 2004 World Refugee Day "A Place to Call Home: Rebuilding Lives in Safety and Dignity"
16 June 2004 Day of the African Child Popularising the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
4 June 2004 Press Release on the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Commission Human and Peoples' Rights
21 May 2004 National Polio Immunization Exercise The Right to Health
31 March 2004 DITSHWANELO’S Human Rights Film Festival 2004 16 – 23 April 2004, as Part of Maitisong Festival
10 March 2004 HIV/AIDS Household Survey Withdrawl of the Statistics (AIDS Impact Survey) Regulations
27 February 2004 The Criminal Justice System in Botswana Stiffer Penalties Not the Answer
2003
29 December 2003 Namibians from the Caprivi Region Return of Eight (8) Caprivians
10 December 2003 Press Statement in Commemoration of International Human Rights Day 2003
21 November 2003 Press Release on the 34th Ordinary Session of the African Commission Human and Peoples' Rights
24 October 2003 Press Statement on Zimbabwe Human Rights Defenders Under Attack
6 October 2003 Proposed Constitutional Amendment Constitutional Amendment for Tribal Neutrality
24 September 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Simon, Mokhobo and Tsae Executed on 19 September 2003
18 August 2003 Marital Rape
8 August 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Response to Government Statement on the Execution of Mr. Kobedi
18 July 2003 Death Penalty - Kobedi Case Execution of Letlhohonolo Kobedi
17 July 2003 United States/Botswana ICC Agreement 2 Mogae Should be Open About the Costs and Benefits of U.S. - Botswana Agreement
9 July 2003 United States/Botswana ICC Agreement 1 Botswana Should Not Have Exempted U.S. Citizens From War Crimes Prosecution
17 June 2003 Africa Refugee Day Refugee Youth: Building the Future
16 June 2003 Day of the African Child The Right to a Birth Certificate
2 June 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Clarification on the African Commision
2 June 2003 Zimbabwe Situation 4 Update on the Further Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe
25 May 2003 Africa Day Peace and Security in Africa
23 May 2003 Remote Area Development Programme Provision of Subsidies
16 May 2003 International Vaccine Day DITSHWANELO's Position on HIV Vaccine Trials in Botswana
29 April 2003 International Workers' Day Workers' Rights and Eradication of Poverty
10 March 2003 Death Penalty - Maauwe/Motswetla Case Retrial Process Commenced
7 February 2003 Zimbabwe Situation 3 Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe
7 February 2003 Death Penalty - Kobedi Case Judgement Pending
23 January 2003 Press Release IX of the CKGR Negotiating Team Judgement By Consent

2002

13 December 2002 Access to Justice in Botswana Legal Representation is Not Accessible to Many Batswana
12 December 2002 New Partnership For African Development Botswana Does not Join African Peer Review Mechanism
10 December 2002 Commemoration of International Human Rights Day 2002 Launch of the Botswana HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Charter 2002
6 December 2002 Namibia Extradition Case 13 Namibians Discharged From Extradition Case
21 November 2002 International Children's Rights Day Children's Rights and Responsibilities in Botswana
7 November 2002 Survival International 3 Campaign Against Government of Botswana
5 November 2002 HIV/AIDS Vaccination Press Release
2 September 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa VI UN CERD Recommendations to Botswana
19 July 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa V July Update of the Case
26 June 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa IV Update on the Case and the Provision of Food and Water
17 May 2002 Press Release II on the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
1 May 2002 31st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
26 April 2002 International Worker's Day
24 April 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa III Update on the Situation of the Residents of the CKGR
3 April 2002 Zimbabwe Presidential Electoral Process Elections Were Not Free and Fair
20 February 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa II Residents of the CKGR Take Government to Court
31 January 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa I Cessation of Essential Services To the Residents In the CKGR

2001

7 December 2001 Human Rights Day Follow-up to the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR)
4 October 2001 Namibia Extradition Case Thirteen Namibians Challenge Extradition
20 September 2001 Freedom of Expression 2 High Court Protects Freedom of Expression
18 September 2001 Attack on America DITSHWANELO Calls for Restraint After Acts of Terror
9 August 2001 Survival International 2 London Vigil to Move to Durban Racism Conference
27 July 2001 Judgment in Kobedi Case High Court Rejects Constitutional Arguments in Kobedi Case
18 July 2001 Survival International 1 London Vigil to Stop the Torture of 'Kalahari Bushmen'
5 July 2001 Zimbabwe Seminar 2 Clarification of Facts
3 July 2001 Zimbabwe Seminar 1 Second Focus Seminar on Zimbabwe
10 May 2001 Freedom of Expression  Withdrawal of Advertising by Government
12 April 2001 Freedom of Expression 1 Threat to Freedom of Expression
11 April 2001 Anti-Death Penalty Campaign Kobedi Matter - DITSHWANELO's Involvement
2 April 2001 Anti-Death Penalty Campaign Execution of Mariette Sonjaleen Bosch
5 March 2001 Zimbabwe Situation 2
30 January 2001 Death Penalty - 2001 Confirmation Of Sentence By Appeal Court - Mariette Bosch -vs - State

2000

21 June 2000 Zimbabwe Situation 1
20 September 2000 Namibian Extradition Case Adjournment to 7 and 8 November 2000
19 September 2000 Adoption of International Treaties Botswana Commits Itself to International Standards
14 September 2000 Namibian Extradition Case Adjournment to 20 September 2000
20 June 2000 African Refugee Day
17 May 2000 Felipa de Souza Award

1999

30 November 1999 HIV/AIDS Conference
1 November 1999 Botswana Execution Update XVII Ruling Judge Reynolds 29 October 1999
29 October 1999 Death Penalty
27 October 1999 Botswana Execution Update XVI Ruling on Mistrial Issue to be Delivered on Friday 29 October 1999
4 October 1999 Botswana Execution Update XIV
13 September 1999 Botswana Execution Update XIII Ruling by Judge Reynolds 13 September 1999
September 1999 Botswana Execution Update XII Intimidatory Tactics by Public Authorities
5 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update XI Fourth Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
4 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update X Third Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
3 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update IX Second Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
2 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update VIII First Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
30 July 1999 Death Penalty Botswana Death Penalty Case
21 April 1999 Botswana Execution Update V Application Decision in Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla
15 April 1999 Botswana Execution Update IV Latest Developments in the Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla
22 February 1999 Botswana Execution Update III Second Postponement of Hearing of Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla to April 1999
9 February 1999 Zimbabwe Situation Release on bail of Mandaza and Kwinjeh Welcomed
22 January 1999 Botswana Execution Update II Hearing of Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla Postponed to February 1999
21 January 1999 Botswana Execution Update Suspension of Execution of Maauwe and Motswetla to be Challenged by State on 22 January 1999
18 January 1999 Execution of Maauwe and Motswetla Suspended

1998

22 June 1998 UN Torture Day
25 March 1998 CKGR Negotiating Team 

 

06 april 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on concerns about the erosion of democratic accountability.
2011
05 april 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO Press statement on the motion to ratify United Nations Covenant on Economic.Social and Cultural Rights(ICESCR).
22 march 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO 11th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2011,24-31 March 2011 Maru a pula School.
04 march 2011 Press Statement by Botswana Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ). Press Statement by BOCISCOZ expressing severe concerns about deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe.
04 february 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on ruling of the Court of Appeal regarding the Mothomelo borehole on 27 January 2011.
08 december 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010.Theme: Human Rights Defenders who act to end discrimination.
08 october 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against the Death Penalty, 10/10/10.
06 october 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Presidential Award received by Mrs. Joyce Andersen,Board Member for DITSHWANELO. DITSHWANELO's Board Member Mrs. Joyce Andersen receives a Presidential 2010 Award.
06 october 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on Award for human rights work. DITSHWANELO's Director, Ms Alice Mogwe will receive a Leadership Award in Johannesburg on 11th October 2010.
13 September 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on Democracy Seminar at Boipuso hall on 17th September 2010. DITSHWANELO and Freidrich Erbert Stiftung cooperate in seminar to address current issues affecting democracy in Botswana.
23 July 2010 Press Statement by The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) NGO Coalition. Press Statement by The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) NGO Coalition on Mothomelo borehole case ruling.
25 June 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the decision of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights in Professor Kenneth Good's case.
22 June 2010 Press Statement by The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe. (BOCISCOZ). Press Statement by BOCISCOZ concerned about the continued arrest and detention of Zimbabwean human rights activists.
15 June 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO for the Day of the African Child - 16 June. Press Statement for the Day of the African Child- Theme" Planning and Budgetting for the Well Being of the Child, Collective Responsibility"
03 June 2010 Joint Press Statement from the Government of Botswana, the CKGR Residents' Committee and the CKGR Non-Governmental Organisations'Coalition on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve Consultation Process. Joint Press Statement from the Government of Botswana, the CKGR Residents' Committee and the CKGR Non-Governmental Organisations'Coalition on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve Consultation Process.
22 March 2010 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Third BOCISCOZ play on Zimbabwe performed in Francistown March 2010.
02March 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO 10th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 18 - 31 MARCH 2010 at MARU A PULA .
2009
10 December 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day 2009 - Embrace diversity. End discrimination.
04 November 2009. Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity (BOCISCOZ) BOCISCOZ on the continuing breakdown of the Global Political Agreement and the treatment of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.
13 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Botswana General Elections 16 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO encouraging Batswana to responsibly exercise democratic right to vote on 16 October 2009.
10 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against The Death Penalty.. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against The Death Penalty.
09 October 2009. Press Statement by the DITSHWANELO on the need for constitutional review. Press Statement by the DITSHWANELO on the need for constitutional review-The Constitution, laws and Pracices in Botswana should reflect minimum human rights standards.
17 September 2009. Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ regarding SADC's position on Zimbabwe. Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ regarding SADC's position on Zimbabwe.
12 August 2009 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the recent allegations of death and torture by state security agents. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO advocating for urgent and transparent investigations and human rights awareness to all.
30 July 2009 Press Statement by the African Civil Society Solidarity on the International Criminal Court (ICC). Press Statement by the African Civil Society Solidarity on the International Criminal Court.(ICC)"
06 July 2009 Press Statement on preserving the intergrity of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Press Statement on Preserving the intergrity of the International Criminal Court.(ICC)" Learders should not act with impunity" .
26 June 2009 Press Statement on International Day in support of Torture Victims. Press Statement on International Day in Support of Torture Victims- 'Stand together against torture' - 26 June 2009 .
20 June 2009 Press Statement on World Refugee Day. Press Statement on World Refugee Day - 'Real People, Real Needs' - 20 june 2009
16 June 2009 Press Statement on the meeting of Civil Society representatives. Press Statement on the Formation of the Citizens for Justice Forum - 16 June 2009.
16 June 2009 Press Statement on Day of The African Child Press Statement on Day of The African Child -Africa Fit for Children:Accelerated Action Towards Their Survival - 16 June 2009.
12 June 2009 Press Statement on World Day Against Child Labour. Press Statement on World Day Against Child Labour -Give Girls a Chance: End Child Labour 12 June 2009.
29 May 2009 Press Statement on Access to information being critical for democracy. Press Statement on Access to information being critical for democracy - 29 May 2009.
20 May 2009 Press Statement on the Recent Killing of John Kalafatis 2009. Press Statement on the Recent Killing Of John Kalafatis by State Security Agents - 20 May 2009.
18 May 2009 Press Statement on the Launch of the Botswana HIV AND AIDS and Human Rights Charter 2009 Press Statement on the Launch of the third edition of Botswana HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Charter - 18 May 2009
29 April 2009 Press Statement on International Workers Day - 1 May 2009 Press Statement on International Workers Day 2009 - Social Justice for All in the midst of the Economic Recession.
14 April 2009 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ disturbed by reports of conditions in Zimbabwe prisions under Unity Government.
06 April 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival Third Week:06 - 07 April 2009 University of Botswana.
27 March 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival Second Week: 27 March - 3 April 2009 Maru a Pula School.
16 March 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival 19th March - 3 April 2009 Maru a Pula School.
8 March 2009 Press Statement on International Women`s Day - 8 March 2009 Press Statement on "Sharing the Caring for the Future"
30 January 2009 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on its disappointment with the SADC position.
2008
4 December 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on how Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe affects Botswana
25 November 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on 60TH Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - does it make a different
9 November 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ urging genuine commitment to Zimbabweans at SADC Extraordinary Summit on 9 November 2008
15 October 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ - Regional civil society is committed to monitoring Zimbabwe agreement
13 October 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - First Human Rights Film Festival for Youth 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - First Human Rights Film Festival for Youth on 18-19 October 2008 at Thapama Hotel Francistown
10 October 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights on the World Against the Death Penalty - 10 October 2008
6 October 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ calling for reflection and action on the Zimbabwe September 2008 Agreement
19 September 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ encourages implementation of the agreement between Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic (ZANU-PF) and the two Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Formations, on resolving the challenges facing Zimbabwe.
8 August 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights Press Statement on the media practitioners bill (NO.15) of 2008
30 July 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ responds to reports that talks on Zimbabwe have stalled-30 July 2008
3 July 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ supports Government of Botswana position on crisis in Zimbabwe -3 July 2008
26 June 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ suports Zimbabwe civil society on withdrawal from run-off processes 27June 2008
16 June 2008 Press Statement on the Day of the African Child - June 16 2008 Press Statement on "Let Children be Seen and Heard"
28 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on continuing solidarity actions on Zimbabwe -28 May 2008
20 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on solidarity action on Zimbabwe on Zimbabwe in commemoration of African Day -25 May 2008
1 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on action by the Government of Botswana to deal with the political crisis in Zimbabwe -1 May 2008
30 April 2008 Press Statement on International Workers Day 2008 Press Statement on Fair Trade and Respect for Worker`s Rights-Imperatives for Decent Work and Decent Life
30 April 2008 Press Statement of The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coaliation for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on the Impact of Regional Civil Society on the Ongoing Crisis in Zimbabwe
17 April 2008 Press Statement Issued by the Southern African Legal Assistance Network (SALAN) on Zimbabwe Situation. Press Statement by Southern African Legal Assistance Network (SALAN) joining the regional and international community in noting, with great concern, the disturbing developments unfolding in Zimbabwe on 17 April 2008
14 April 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on Observations of SADC Extraordinary Summit on Zimbabwe on 12-13 April 2008
9 April 2008 Press Statement on the UN Human Rights Committee Concluding Observations on Botswana Press Statement on The Government of Botswana should fully respect the rights of women and minorities and move towards the abolition of death penalty
8 April 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Coaliation for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on concerns regarding the Zimbabwe Elections Process on 8 April 2008
4 April 2008 Press Statement on Minimum Wages for Domestic and Agricultural Workers Press Statement on Government Introducing Minimum Wages for Domestic and Agricultural employees on 4 April 2008
1 April 2008 Press Statement of the Inauguration of His Excellency Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama as President of Botswana Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Welcomes Principles for Governance of Botswana on 1 April 2008
19 March 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Coalition on Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on Zimbabwe Elections on 19 March 2008
18 March 2008 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival 2008 Press Statement on the Human Rights Film Festival 27March - 3 April 2008 Stardust Cinema, Grand Palm
10 March 2008 Press Statement on the Recent Death Sentences Press Statement on The High Court passes death sentences on Sampson and Molefe
2007
8 November 2007 Press Statement on the Recent Execution in Botswana of 2 November 2007 Press Statement on the Recent Hanging of Mr Sepeni Popo
17 October 2007 Press Statement on HIV/AIDS Public Hearing Project of Botswana Parliament on 17 October 2007 Press Statement on the People`s participation in action
17 September 2007 Press Statement on Declaration of Indigenous Rights - 17 September 2007 Press Statement on UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People supported by Botswana
31 July 2007 Press Statement on Intelligence and Security Services Bill, No 23 of 2007 Debate - 31 July 2007 Press Statement on function of Parliament Compromised
26 June 2007 Press Statement on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture - 26 June 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO in Support of Victims of Torture
25 June 2007 Press Statement on Death Penalty in Botswana - 25 June 2007 Press Statement of FIDH and DITSHWANELO calling upon the authorities to adopt without delay a moratorium on the death penalty as a first step towards abolition
20 June 2007 Press Statement on World Refugee Day - 20 June 2007 Press Statement on Perseverance’ – a message on Refugee Day
16 June 2007 Press Statement on the Day of the African Child - 16 June 2007 Press Statement on Combat Child Trafficking
15 June 2007 Press Statement from the Southern African Network to end violence against children - 15 June 2007 Press Statement on Ending Corporal and Humiliating Punishment of Children and Promoting Positive Discipline
4 June 2007 Press Statement on the Commemoration of World Environment Day 5 June 2007 Press Statement on the Commemoration of the World Environment Day. Where elephants and people do not go together.
4 June 2007 Press Statement on Zimbabwe play - 4 June 2007 Press Statement on the Play highlights tensions between citizens of Botswana and Zimbabwe
9 May 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe- 9 May 2007 Press Statement on Support for the attempted march of 8 May 2007 by the Law Society of Zimbabwe
16 April 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe- 16 April 2007 Press Statement on Zimbabwe Independence.
27 March 2007 Press Statement on Intelligence and Security Service Bill - 27 March 2007 Press Statement on Parliament denies public formal opportunity to debate Bill.
20 March 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe - 20 March 2007 Press Statement on BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe after launch of movement
20 March 2007 Press Statement on South African Launch of DITSHWANELO Death Penalty Book - 20 March 2007 Press Statement on Support for DITSHWANELO position in South Africa
15 March 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe - 15 March 2007 Press Statement on the recent brutal attacks on Civil Society in Zimbabwe
7 March 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Human Rights Film Festival - 7 March 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Film Festival, 15 - 22 March, Grand Palm
2 February 2007 Press Statement By Crisis in Zimbabwe Coaliation on 2 February 2007 Press Statement on Regional Civil Society Unite Towards Poverty Eradication.
24 January 2007 Press Statement on African Commission -24 Jan 2007 Press Statement on ACHPR Appoints Experts to Serve on its working Group on the Death Penalty
2006
15 December 2006 Press Statement by the Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition on 15 Dec 2006 Press Statement on CKGR Court Case Ruling and a Call for Negotiations
14 December 2006 Press Statement on CKGR Court Ruling on 14 Dec 2006 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO Restates its Call for a return to Negotiations
8 December 2006 Press Statement on International Human Rights Day on 10 Dec 2006 Press Statement on Fighting Poverty; A Matter of Obligation, Not Charity
2 November 2006 Press Statement on book launch of 'In the Shadow of the Noose' on 2 Nov 2006 Press Statement on Advocate George Bizos Lauches DITSHWANELO Book
10 October 2006 Press Statement of DITSHWANELO on World day against the death penalty on the 10 October 2006 Press Statement on death penalty-Failures of Justice -a Botswana case comes to a close after more than a decade: Maauwe and Motswetla Granted Permanent Stay of Execution
25 August 2006 Press Statement of Botswana Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) on 28 August 2006 Press Statement of the BOCISCOZ, Mogae to officially open Zimbabwean Agricultural Show.
13 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Week 7, the petition march. The next event will be a Petition March on Thursday 20 July at 1:30 pm from Gaborone sports grounds.
10 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Week 6, the petition march. This next event will be a petition march on Thursday 20 July 2006 at 9:30 begining from Sir Seretse Khama in the Government Enclave.
03 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Focus Seminar Week 5. This week`s (BOCISCOZ) event is a Focus Seminar on the Zimbabwe situation held at Gaborone Sun on the 6 July 2006
27 June 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Focus Seminar on the situation in Zimbabwe The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) for a Focus Seminar on the Zimbabwe situation
19 June 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Letter writing Campaign The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity for Zimbabwe letter writting campaign
16 June 2006 Press Statement on the Day of the of African Child - 16 June 2006 Call to End Coporal Punishment and other Forms of Humiliating and Degrading Punishment of Children in Botswana
29 May 2006 Press Statement on the Botswana Civil Society Coalition Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ)
17 May 2006 Press Statement on the Establishment of Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition The Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition
25 April 2006 Press Release on the The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Points out discriminations against certain ethics groups, non-citizens,asylum seeker and refugees

7 April 2006 Press Release on the Recent Execution in Botswana

The Hanging of Mr. Modisane Ping

23-30 March 2006 DITSHWANELO Human Rights Film Festival 2006

Grand Palm Stardust Cinema

8 March 2006 Press Release on International Women's Day

Recent State charges against alleged rape survivor

15 February 2006 Press Release Following a Workshop on Rights of Minority Groups
27 January 2006 Press Release on Further Unlawful Arrests in Zimbabwe Growing Concern for Zimbabwean Human Rights Defenders
2005
12 December 2005 Press Release on Director Alice Mogwe's Award Director Awarded Prestigious Chevalier de L'Ordre National du Mérite
10 December 2005 Press Release on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2005 Stop Violence Against Women and Children
1 December 2005 Press Release on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2005 "Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise"
25 November 2005 Press Release on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR), November 2005 International Publicity on the Basarwa
16 November 2005 Press Release (SALAN Southern Africa Regional Death Penalty Workshop 16 November 2005) "Death to Death Penalty"
10 October 2005 Press Release on 10 October 2005 World Day Against the Death Penalty
22 September 2005 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) Repeated Call for a Return to Negotiations
12 August 2005

Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR)

Support for the Return to Negotiations
7 July 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 4 DITSHWANELO to Defend Freedom of Expression at the Court of Appeal
16 June 2005 The Day of the African Child African Orphans: Our Collective Responsibility
1 June 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 3 Parameters of State Power Remain Unclear
18 April 2005 Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2004 Bill Fails to Ensure Equal Recognition and Treatment for all Ethnic Groups
22 March 2005 Maauwe and Motswetla Case 2005 Maauwe and Motswetla Acquitted and Discharged
5 March 2005 International Women's Rights Day Marital Power Act Signals Move Forward to Gender Equality
28 February 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 2 High Court Confirms Supremacy of Botswana Constitution
21 February 2005 Deportation of Ken Good Deportation of Ken Good Violates Fundamental Human Rights Principles
2004
10 December 2004 International Human Rights Day Human Rights Education is Fundamental to Protection
1 December 2004 International AIDS Day Orphans Disinherited Through Property Grabbing
9 September 2004 Zimbabwe Zim NGO's Dying a Slow Death
8 September 2004 BDP AIDS Billboards Are Political Parties Using Our NGOs?
31 August 2004 Increased Remuneration Package for Members of Parliament Service to the Nation?
19 August 2004 The Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Allocation of State Land in Gaborone Land Maladministration - Who takes responsibility?
11 July 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) CKGR Case to Begin on Monday, 12 July 2004
8 July 2004 Zimbabwe African Union Does Not Speak Out on Zimbabwe
7 July 2004 Zimbabwe African Union Speaks Out on Zimbabwe
5 July 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) CKGR Court Case - In Loco Inspection 4-7 July 2004
29 June 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) Residents of the CKGR to Testify in Court
29 June 2004 The Commission of Inquiry into the Land Allocation of Land in Botswana Entrenchment or Erosion of Good Governance?
23 June 2004 United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Police Brutality and Torture in Botswana
20 June 2004 World Refugee Day "A Place to Call Home: Rebuilding Lives in Safety and Dignity"
16 June 2004 Day of the African Child Popularising the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
4 June 2004 Press Release on the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Commission Human and Peoples' Rights
21 May 2004 National Polio Immunization Exercise The Right to Health
31 March 2004 DITSHWANELO’S Human Rights Film Festival 2004 16 – 23 April 2004, as Part of Maitisong Festival
10 March 2004 HIV/AIDS Household Survey Withdrawl of the Statistics (AIDS Impact Survey) Regulations
27 February 2004 The Criminal Justice System in Botswana Stiffer Penalties Not the Answer
2003
29 December 2003 Namibians from the Caprivi Region Return of Eight (8) Caprivians
10 December 2003 Press Statement in Commemoration of International Human Rights Day 2003
21 November 2003 Press Release on the 34th Ordinary Session of the African Commission Human and Peoples' Rights
24 October 2003 Press Statement on Zimbabwe Human Rights Defenders Under Attack
6 October 2003 Proposed Constitutional Amendment Constitutional Amendment for Tribal Neutrality
24 September 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Simon, Mokhobo and Tsae Executed on 19 September 2003
18 August 2003 Marital Rape
8 August 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Response to Government Statement on the Execution of Mr. Kobedi
18 July 2003 Death Penalty - Kobedi Case Execution of Letlhohonolo Kobedi
17 July 2003 United States/Botswana ICC Agreement 2 Mogae Should be Open About the Costs and Benefits of U.S. - Botswana Agreement
9 July 2003 United States/Botswana ICC Agreement 1 Botswana Should Not Have Exempted U.S. Citizens From War Crimes Prosecution
17 June 2003 Africa Refugee Day Refugee Youth: Building the Future
16 June 2003 Day of the African Child The Right to a Birth Certificate
2 June 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Clarification on the African Commision
2 June 2003 Zimbabwe Situation 4 Update on the Further Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe
25 May 2003 Africa Day Peace and Security in Africa
23 May 2003 Remote Area Development Programme Provision of Subsidies
16 May 2003 International Vaccine Day DITSHWANELO's Position on HIV Vaccine Trials in Botswana
29 April 2003 International Workers' Day Workers' Rights and Eradication of Poverty
10 March 2003 Death Penalty - Maauwe/Motswetla Case Retrial Process Commenced
7 February 2003 Zimbabwe Situation 3 Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe
7 February 2003 Death Penalty - Kobedi Case Judgement Pending
23 January 2003 Press Release IX of the CKGR Negotiating Team Judgement By Consent

2002

13 December 2002 Access to Justice in Botswana Legal Representation is Not Accessible to Many Batswana
12 December 2002 New Partnership For African Development Botswana Does not Join African Peer Review Mechanism
10 December 2002 Commemoration of International Human Rights Day 2002 Launch of the Botswana HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Charter 2002
6 December 2002 Namibia Extradition Case 13 Namibians Discharged From Extradition Case
21 November 2002 International Children's Rights Day Children's Rights and Responsibilities in Botswana
7 November 2002 Survival International 3 Campaign Against Government of Botswana
5 November 2002 HIV/AIDS Vaccination Press Release
2 September 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa VI UN CERD Recommendations to Botswana
19 July 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa V July Update of the Case
26 June 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa IV Update on the Case and the Provision of Food and Water
17 May 2002 Press Release II on the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
1 May 2002 31st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
26 April 2002 International Worker's Day
24 April 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa III Update on the Situation of the Residents of the CKGR
3 April 2002 Zimbabwe Presidential Electoral Process Elections Were Not Free and Fair
20 February 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa II Residents of the CKGR Take Government to Court
31 January 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa I Cessation of Essential Services To the Residents In the CKGR

2001

7 December 2001 Human Rights Day Follow-up to the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR)
4 October 2001 Namibia Extradition Case Thirteen Namibians Challenge Extradition
20 September 2001 Freedom of Expression 2 High Court Protects Freedom of Expression
18 September 2001 Attack on America DITSHWANELO Calls for Restraint After Acts of Terror
9 August 2001 Survival International 2 London Vigil to Move to Durban Racism Conference
27 July 2001 Judgment in Kobedi Case High Court Rejects Constitutional Arguments in Kobedi Case
18 July 2001 Survival International 1 London Vigil to Stop the Torture of 'Kalahari Bushmen'
5 July 2001 Zimbabwe Seminar 2 Clarification of Facts
3 July 2001 Zimbabwe Seminar 1 Second Focus Seminar on Zimbabwe
10 May 2001 Freedom of Expression  Withdrawal of Advertising by Government
12 April 2001 Freedom of Expression 1 Threat to Freedom of Expression
11 April 2001 Anti-Death Penalty Campaign Kobedi Matter - DITSHWANELO's Involvement
2 April 2001 Anti-Death Penalty Campaign Execution of Mariette Sonjaleen Bosch
5 March 2001 Zimbabwe Situation 2
30 January 2001 Death Penalty - 2001 Confirmation Of Sentence By Appeal Court - Mariette Bosch -vs - State

2000

21 June 2000 Zimbabwe Situation 1
20 September 2000 Namibian Extradition Case Adjournment to 7 and 8 November 2000
19 September 2000 Adoption of International Treaties Botswana Commits Itself to International Standards
14 September 2000 Namibian Extradition Case Adjournment to 20 September 2000
20 June 2000 African Refugee Day
17 May 2000 Felipa de Souza Award

1999

30 November 1999 HIV/AIDS Conference
1 November 1999 Botswana Execution Update XVII Ruling Judge Reynolds 29 October 1999
29 October 1999 Death Penalty
27 October 1999 Botswana Execution Update XVI Ruling on Mistrial Issue to be Delivered on Friday 29 October 1999
4 October 1999 Botswana Execution Update XIV
13 September 1999 Botswana Execution Update XIII Ruling by Judge Reynolds 13 September 1999
September 1999 Botswana Execution Update XII Intimidatory Tactics by Public Authorities
5 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update XI Fourth Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
4 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update X Third Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
3 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update IX Second Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
2 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update VIII First Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
30 July 1999 Death Penalty Botswana Death Penalty Case
21 April 1999 Botswana Execution Update V Application Decision in Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla
15 April 1999 Botswana Execution Update IV Latest Developments in the Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla
22 February 1999 Botswana Execution Update III Second Postponement of Hearing of Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla to April 1999
9 February 1999 Zimbabwe Situation Release on bail of Mandaza and Kwinjeh Welcomed
22 January 1999 Botswana Execution Update II Hearing of Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla Postponed to February 1999
21 January 1999 Botswana Execution Update Suspension of Execution of Maauwe and Motswetla to be Challenged by State on 22 January 1999
18 January 1999 Execution of Maauwe and Motswetla Suspended

1998

22 June 1998 UN Torture Day
25 March 1998 CKGR Negotiating Team 

 

06 april 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights DITSHWANELO Press statement on concerns about the erosion of democratic accountability.
2011
05 april 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO Press statement on the motion to ratify United Nations Covenant on Economic.Social and Cultural Rights(ICESCR).
22 march 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO 11th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2011,24-31 March 2011 Maru a pula School.
04 march 2011 Press Statement by Botswana Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ). Press Statement by BOCISCOZ expressing severe concerns about deteriorating situation in Zimbabwe.
04 february 2011 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on ruling of the Court of Appeal regarding the Mothomelo borehole on 27 January 2011.
08 december 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2010.Theme: Human Rights Defenders who act to end discrimination.
08 october 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against the Death Penalty, 10/10/10.
06 october 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Presidential Award received by Mrs. Joyce Andersen,Board Member for DITSHWANELO. DITSHWANELO's Board Member Mrs. Joyce Andersen receives a Presidential 2010 Award.
06 october 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on Award for human rights work. DITSHWANELO's Director, Ms Alice Mogwe will receive a Leadership Award in Johannesburg on 11th October 2010.
13 September 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on Democracy Seminar at Boipuso hall on 17th September 2010. DITSHWANELO and Freidrich Erbert Stiftung cooperate in seminar to address current issues affecting democracy in Botswana.
23 July 2010 Press Statement by The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) NGO Coalition. Press Statement by The Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) NGO Coalition on Mothomelo borehole case ruling.
25 June 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the decision of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights in Professor Kenneth Good's case.
22 June 2010 Press Statement by The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe. (BOCISCOZ). Press Statement by BOCISCOZ concerned about the continued arrest and detention of Zimbabwean human rights activists.
15 June 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO for the Day of the African Child - 16 June. Press Statement for the Day of the African Child- Theme" Planning and Budgetting for the Well Being of the Child, Collective Responsibility"
03 June 2010 Joint Press Statement from the Government of Botswana, the CKGR Residents' Committee and the CKGR Non-Governmental Organisations'Coalition on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve Consultation Process. Joint Press Statement from the Government of Botswana, the CKGR Residents' Committee and the CKGR Non-Governmental Organisations'Coalition on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve Consultation Process.
22 March 2010 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Third BOCISCOZ play on Zimbabwe performed in Francistown March 2010.
02March 2010 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. DITSHWANELO 10th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 18 - 31 MARCH 2010 at MARU A PULA .
2009
10 December 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO-The Botswana Centre for Human Rights. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on International Human Rights Day 2009 - Embrace diversity. End discrimination.
04 November 2009. Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity (BOCISCOZ) BOCISCOZ on the continuing breakdown of the Global Political Agreement and the treatment of the UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.
13 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the Botswana General Elections 16 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO encouraging Batswana to responsibly exercise democratic right to vote on 16 October 2009.
10 October 2009. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against The Death Penalty.. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the World Day Against The Death Penalty.
09 October 2009. Press Statement by the DITSHWANELO on the need for constitutional review. Press Statement by the DITSHWANELO on the need for constitutional review-The Constitution, laws and Pracices in Botswana should reflect minimum human rights standards.
17 September 2009. Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ regarding SADC's position on Zimbabwe. Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ regarding SADC's position on Zimbabwe.
12 August 2009 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO on the recent allegations of death and torture by state security agents. Press Statement by DITSHWANELO advocating for urgent and transparent investigations and human rights awareness to all.
30 July 2009 Press Statement by the African Civil Society Solidarity on the International Criminal Court (ICC). Press Statement by the African Civil Society Solidarity on the International Criminal Court.(ICC)"
06 July 2009 Press Statement on preserving the intergrity of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Press Statement on Preserving the intergrity of the International Criminal Court.(ICC)" Learders should not act with impunity" .
26 June 2009 Press Statement on International Day in support of Torture Victims. Press Statement on International Day in Support of Torture Victims- 'Stand together against torture' - 26 June 2009 .
20 June 2009 Press Statement on World Refugee Day. Press Statement on World Refugee Day - 'Real People, Real Needs' - 20 june 2009
16 June 2009 Press Statement on the meeting of Civil Society representatives. Press Statement on the Formation of the Citizens for Justice Forum - 16 June 2009.
16 June 2009 Press Statement on Day of The African Child Press Statement on Day of The African Child -Africa Fit for Children:Accelerated Action Towards Their Survival - 16 June 2009.
12 June 2009 Press Statement on World Day Against Child Labour. Press Statement on World Day Against Child Labour -Give Girls a Chance: End Child Labour 12 June 2009.
29 May 2009 Press Statement on Access to information being critical for democracy. Press Statement on Access to information being critical for democracy - 29 May 2009.
20 May 2009 Press Statement on the Recent Killing of John Kalafatis 2009. Press Statement on the Recent Killing Of John Kalafatis by State Security Agents - 20 May 2009.
18 May 2009 Press Statement on the Launch of the Botswana HIV AND AIDS and Human Rights Charter 2009 Press Statement on the Launch of the third edition of Botswana HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Charter - 18 May 2009
29 April 2009 Press Statement on International Workers Day - 1 May 2009 Press Statement on International Workers Day 2009 - Social Justice for All in the midst of the Economic Recession.
14 April 2009 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ disturbed by reports of conditions in Zimbabwe prisions under Unity Government.
06 April 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival Third Week:06 - 07 April 2009 University of Botswana.
27 March 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival Second Week: 27 March - 3 April 2009 Maru a Pula School.
16 March 2009 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO 9th Annual Human Rights Film Festival 2009 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival 19th March - 3 April 2009 Maru a Pula School.
8 March 2009 Press Statement on International Women`s Day - 8 March 2009 Press Statement on "Sharing the Caring for the Future"
30 January 2009 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on its disappointment with the SADC position.
2008
4 December 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on how Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe affects Botswana
25 November 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ on 60TH Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - does it make a different
9 November 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ urging genuine commitment to Zimbabweans at SADC Extraordinary Summit on 9 November 2008
15 October 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ - Regional civil society is committed to monitoring Zimbabwe agreement
13 October 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - First Human Rights Film Festival for Youth 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - First Human Rights Film Festival for Youth on 18-19 October 2008 at Thapama Hotel Francistown
10 October 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights on the World Against the Death Penalty - 10 October 2008
6 October 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement by the BOCISCOZ calling for reflection and action on the Zimbabwe September 2008 Agreement
19 September 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ encourages implementation of the agreement between Zimbabwe African National Union-Patriotic (ZANU-PF) and the two Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) Formations, on resolving the challenges facing Zimbabwe.
8 August 2008 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO - The Botswana Centre for Human Rights Press Statement on the media practitioners bill (NO.15) of 2008
30 July 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ responds to reports that talks on Zimbabwe have stalled-30 July 2008
3 July 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ supports Government of Botswana position on crisis in Zimbabwe -3 July 2008
26 June 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on BOCISCOZ suports Zimbabwe civil society on withdrawal from run-off processes 27June 2008
16 June 2008 Press Statement on the Day of the African Child - June 16 2008 Press Statement on "Let Children be Seen and Heard"
28 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on continuing solidarity actions on Zimbabwe -28 May 2008
20 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on solidarity action on Zimbabwe on Zimbabwe in commemoration of African Day -25 May 2008
1 May 2008 Press Statement by the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on action by the Government of Botswana to deal with the political crisis in Zimbabwe -1 May 2008
30 April 2008 Press Statement on International Workers Day 2008 Press Statement on Fair Trade and Respect for Worker`s Rights-Imperatives for Decent Work and Decent Life
30 April 2008 Press Statement of The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coaliation for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on the Impact of Regional Civil Society on the Ongoing Crisis in Zimbabwe
17 April 2008 Press Statement Issued by the Southern African Legal Assistance Network (SALAN) on Zimbabwe Situation. Press Statement by Southern African Legal Assistance Network (SALAN) joining the regional and international community in noting, with great concern, the disturbing developments unfolding in Zimbabwe on 17 April 2008
14 April 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on Observations of SADC Extraordinary Summit on Zimbabwe on 12-13 April 2008
9 April 2008 Press Statement on the UN Human Rights Committee Concluding Observations on Botswana Press Statement on The Government of Botswana should fully respect the rights of women and minorities and move towards the abolition of death penalty
8 April 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Coaliation for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on concerns regarding the Zimbabwe Elections Process on 8 April 2008
4 April 2008 Press Statement on Minimum Wages for Domestic and Agricultural Workers Press Statement on Government Introducing Minimum Wages for Domestic and Agricultural employees on 4 April 2008
1 April 2008 Press Statement of the Inauguration of His Excellency Lieutenant General Seretse Khama Ian Khama as President of Botswana Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Welcomes Principles for Governance of Botswana on 1 April 2008
19 March 2008 Press Statement of the Botswana Civil Society Coalition on Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) Press Statement on Zimbabwe Elections on 19 March 2008
18 March 2008 Press Statement on Human Rights Film Festival 2008 Press Statement on the Human Rights Film Festival 27March - 3 April 2008 Stardust Cinema, Grand Palm
10 March 2008 Press Statement on the Recent Death Sentences Press Statement on The High Court passes death sentences on Sampson and Molefe
2007
8 November 2007 Press Statement on the Recent Execution in Botswana of 2 November 2007 Press Statement on the Recent Hanging of Mr Sepeni Popo
17 October 2007 Press Statement on HIV/AIDS Public Hearing Project of Botswana Parliament on 17 October 2007 Press Statement on the People`s participation in action
17 September 2007 Press Statement on Declaration of Indigenous Rights - 17 September 2007 Press Statement on UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People supported by Botswana
31 July 2007 Press Statement on Intelligence and Security Services Bill, No 23 of 2007 Debate - 31 July 2007 Press Statement on function of Parliament Compromised
26 June 2007 Press Statement on International Day in Support of Victims of Torture - 26 June 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO in Support of Victims of Torture
25 June 2007 Press Statement on Death Penalty in Botswana - 25 June 2007 Press Statement of FIDH and DITSHWANELO calling upon the authorities to adopt without delay a moratorium on the death penalty as a first step towards abolition
20 June 2007 Press Statement on World Refugee Day - 20 June 2007 Press Statement on Perseverance’ – a message on Refugee Day
16 June 2007 Press Statement on the Day of the African Child - 16 June 2007 Press Statement on Combat Child Trafficking
15 June 2007 Press Statement from the Southern African Network to end violence against children - 15 June 2007 Press Statement on Ending Corporal and Humiliating Punishment of Children and Promoting Positive Discipline
4 June 2007 Press Statement on the Commemoration of World Environment Day 5 June 2007 Press Statement on the Commemoration of the World Environment Day. Where elephants and people do not go together.
4 June 2007 Press Statement on Zimbabwe play - 4 June 2007 Press Statement on the Play highlights tensions between citizens of Botswana and Zimbabwe
9 May 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe- 9 May 2007 Press Statement on Support for the attempted march of 8 May 2007 by the Law Society of Zimbabwe
16 April 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe- 16 April 2007 Press Statement on Zimbabwe Independence.
27 March 2007 Press Statement on Intelligence and Security Service Bill - 27 March 2007 Press Statement on Parliament denies public formal opportunity to debate Bill.
20 March 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe - 20 March 2007 Press Statement on BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe after launch of movement
20 March 2007 Press Statement on South African Launch of DITSHWANELO Death Penalty Book - 20 March 2007 Press Statement on Support for DITSHWANELO position in South Africa
15 March 2007 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ on Zimbabwe - 15 March 2007 Press Statement on the recent brutal attacks on Civil Society in Zimbabwe
7 March 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Human Rights Film Festival - 7 March 2007 Press Statement on DITSHWANELO Film Festival, 15 - 22 March, Grand Palm
2 February 2007 Press Statement By Crisis in Zimbabwe Coaliation on 2 February 2007 Press Statement on Regional Civil Society Unite Towards Poverty Eradication.
24 January 2007 Press Statement on African Commission -24 Jan 2007 Press Statement on ACHPR Appoints Experts to Serve on its working Group on the Death Penalty
2006
15 December 2006 Press Statement by the Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition on 15 Dec 2006 Press Statement on CKGR Court Case Ruling and a Call for Negotiations
14 December 2006 Press Statement on CKGR Court Ruling on 14 Dec 2006 Press Statement by DITSHWANELO Restates its Call for a return to Negotiations
8 December 2006 Press Statement on International Human Rights Day on 10 Dec 2006 Press Statement on Fighting Poverty; A Matter of Obligation, Not Charity
2 November 2006 Press Statement on book launch of 'In the Shadow of the Noose' on 2 Nov 2006 Press Statement on Advocate George Bizos Lauches DITSHWANELO Book
10 October 2006 Press Statement of DITSHWANELO on World day against the death penalty on the 10 October 2006 Press Statement on death penalty-Failures of Justice -a Botswana case comes to a close after more than a decade: Maauwe and Motswetla Granted Permanent Stay of Execution
25 August 2006 Press Statement of Botswana Civil Society Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ) on 28 August 2006 Press Statement of the BOCISCOZ, Mogae to officially open Zimbabwean Agricultural Show.
13 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Week 7, the petition march. The next event will be a Petition March on Thursday 20 July at 1:30 pm from Gaborone sports grounds.
10 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Week 6, the petition march. This next event will be a petition march on Thursday 20 July 2006 at 9:30 begining from Sir Seretse Khama in the Government Enclave.
03 July 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Focus Seminar Week 5. This week`s (BOCISCOZ) event is a Focus Seminar on the Zimbabwe situation held at Gaborone Sun on the 6 July 2006
27 June 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Focus Seminar on the situation in Zimbabwe The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity for Zimbabwe(BOCISCOZ) for a Focus Seminar on the Zimbabwe situation
19 June 2006 Press Statement of BOCISCOZ Letter writing Campaign The Botswana Civil Society Solidarity for Zimbabwe letter writting campaign
16 June 2006 Press Statement on the Day of the of African Child - 16 June 2006 Call to End Coporal Punishment and other Forms of Humiliating and Degrading Punishment of Children in Botswana
29 May 2006 Press Statement on the Botswana Civil Society Coalition Botswana Civil Society Solidarity Coalition for Zimbabwe (BOCISCOZ)
17 May 2006 Press Statement on the Establishment of Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition The Botswana NGO CKGR Coalition
25 April 2006 Press Release on the The UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Points out discriminations against certain ethics groups, non-citizens,asylum seeker and refugees

7 April 2006 Press Release on the Recent Execution in Botswana

The Hanging of Mr. Modisane Ping

23-30 March 2006 DITSHWANELO Human Rights Film Festival 2006

Grand Palm Stardust Cinema

8 March 2006 Press Release on International Women's Day

Recent State charges against alleged rape survivor

15 February 2006 Press Release Following a Workshop on Rights of Minority Groups
27 January 2006 Press Release on Further Unlawful Arrests in Zimbabwe Growing Concern for Zimbabwean Human Rights Defenders
2005
12 December 2005 Press Release on Director Alice Mogwe's Award Director Awarded Prestigious Chevalier de L'Ordre National du Mérite
10 December 2005 Press Release on International Human Rights Day, 10 December 2005 Stop Violence Against Women and Children
1 December 2005 Press Release on World AIDS Day, 1 December 2005 "Stop AIDS. Keep the Promise"
25 November 2005 Press Release on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR), November 2005 International Publicity on the Basarwa
16 November 2005 Press Release (SALAN Southern Africa Regional Death Penalty Workshop 16 November 2005) "Death to Death Penalty"
10 October 2005 Press Release on 10 October 2005 World Day Against the Death Penalty
22 September 2005 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) Repeated Call for a Return to Negotiations
12 August 2005

Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR)

Support for the Return to Negotiations
7 July 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 4 DITSHWANELO to Defend Freedom of Expression at the Court of Appeal
16 June 2005 The Day of the African Child African Orphans: Our Collective Responsibility
1 June 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 3 Parameters of State Power Remain Unclear
18 April 2005 Constitutional (Amendment) Bill, 2004 Bill Fails to Ensure Equal Recognition and Treatment for all Ethnic Groups
22 March 2005 Maauwe and Motswetla Case 2005 Maauwe and Motswetla Acquitted and Discharged
5 March 2005 International Women's Rights Day Marital Power Act Signals Move Forward to Gender Equality
28 February 2005 Deportation of Ken Good 2 High Court Confirms Supremacy of Botswana Constitution
21 February 2005 Deportation of Ken Good Deportation of Ken Good Violates Fundamental Human Rights Principles
2004
10 December 2004 International Human Rights Day Human Rights Education is Fundamental to Protection
1 December 2004 International AIDS Day Orphans Disinherited Through Property Grabbing
9 September 2004 Zimbabwe Zim NGO's Dying a Slow Death
8 September 2004 BDP AIDS Billboards Are Political Parties Using Our NGOs?
31 August 2004 Increased Remuneration Package for Members of Parliament Service to the Nation?
19 August 2004 The Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Allocation of State Land in Gaborone Land Maladministration - Who takes responsibility?
11 July 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) CKGR Case to Begin on Monday, 12 July 2004
8 July 2004 Zimbabwe African Union Does Not Speak Out on Zimbabwe
7 July 2004 Zimbabwe African Union Speaks Out on Zimbabwe
5 July 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) CKGR Court Case - In Loco Inspection 4-7 July 2004
29 June 2004 Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) Residents of the CKGR to Testify in Court
29 June 2004 The Commission of Inquiry into the Land Allocation of Land in Botswana Entrenchment or Erosion of Good Governance?
23 June 2004 United Nations International Day in Support of Victims of Torture Police Brutality and Torture in Botswana
20 June 2004 World Refugee Day "A Place to Call Home: Rebuilding Lives in Safety and Dignity"
16 June 2004 Day of the African Child Popularising the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child
4 June 2004 Press Release on the 35th Ordinary Session of the African Commission Human and Peoples' Rights
21 May 2004 National Polio Immunization Exercise The Right to Health
31 March 2004 DITSHWANELO’S Human Rights Film Festival 2004 16 – 23 April 2004, as Part of Maitisong Festival
10 March 2004 HIV/AIDS Household Survey Withdrawl of the Statistics (AIDS Impact Survey) Regulations
27 February 2004 The Criminal Justice System in Botswana Stiffer Penalties Not the Answer
2003
29 December 2003 Namibians from the Caprivi Region Return of Eight (8) Caprivians
10 December 2003 Press Statement in Commemoration of International Human Rights Day 2003
21 November 2003 Press Release on the 34th Ordinary Session of the African Commission Human and Peoples' Rights
24 October 2003 Press Statement on Zimbabwe Human Rights Defenders Under Attack
6 October 2003 Proposed Constitutional Amendment Constitutional Amendment for Tribal Neutrality
24 September 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Simon, Mokhobo and Tsae Executed on 19 September 2003
18 August 2003 Marital Rape
8 August 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Response to Government Statement on the Execution of Mr. Kobedi
18 July 2003 Death Penalty - Kobedi Case Execution of Letlhohonolo Kobedi
17 July 2003 United States/Botswana ICC Agreement 2 Mogae Should be Open About the Costs and Benefits of U.S. - Botswana Agreement
9 July 2003 United States/Botswana ICC Agreement 1 Botswana Should Not Have Exempted U.S. Citizens From War Crimes Prosecution
17 June 2003 Africa Refugee Day Refugee Youth: Building the Future
16 June 2003 Day of the African Child The Right to a Birth Certificate
2 June 2003 Death Penalty - 2003 Clarification on the African Commision
2 June 2003 Zimbabwe Situation 4 Update on the Further Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe
25 May 2003 Africa Day Peace and Security in Africa
23 May 2003 Remote Area Development Programme Provision of Subsidies
16 May 2003 International Vaccine Day DITSHWANELO's Position on HIV Vaccine Trials in Botswana
29 April 2003 International Workers' Day Workers' Rights and Eradication of Poverty
10 March 2003 Death Penalty - Maauwe/Motswetla Case Retrial Process Commenced
7 February 2003 Zimbabwe Situation 3 Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in Zimbabwe
7 February 2003 Death Penalty - Kobedi Case Judgement Pending
23 January 2003 Press Release IX of the CKGR Negotiating Team Judgement By Consent

2002

13 December 2002 Access to Justice in Botswana Legal Representation is Not Accessible to Many Batswana
12 December 2002 New Partnership For African Development Botswana Does not Join African Peer Review Mechanism
10 December 2002 Commemoration of International Human Rights Day 2002 Launch of the Botswana HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Charter 2002
6 December 2002 Namibia Extradition Case 13 Namibians Discharged From Extradition Case
21 November 2002 International Children's Rights Day Children's Rights and Responsibilities in Botswana
7 November 2002 Survival International 3 Campaign Against Government of Botswana
5 November 2002 HIV/AIDS Vaccination Press Release
2 September 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa VI UN CERD Recommendations to Botswana
19 July 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa V July Update of the Case
26 June 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa IV Update on the Case and the Provision of Food and Water
17 May 2002 Press Release II on the 31st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
1 May 2002 31st Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights
26 April 2002 International Worker's Day
24 April 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa III Update on the Situation of the Residents of the CKGR
3 April 2002 Zimbabwe Presidential Electoral Process Elections Were Not Free and Fair
20 February 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa II Residents of the CKGR Take Government to Court
31 January 2002 Central Kalahari Game Reserve/Basarwa I Cessation of Essential Services To the Residents In the CKGR

2001

7 December 2001 Human Rights Day Follow-up to the World Conference Against Racism (WCAR)
4 October 2001 Namibia Extradition Case Thirteen Namibians Challenge Extradition
20 September 2001 Freedom of Expression 2 High Court Protects Freedom of Expression
18 September 2001 Attack on America DITSHWANELO Calls for Restraint After Acts of Terror
9 August 2001 Survival International 2 London Vigil to Move to Durban Racism Conference
27 July 2001 Judgment in Kobedi Case High Court Rejects Constitutional Arguments in Kobedi Case
18 July 2001 Survival International 1 London Vigil to Stop the Torture of 'Kalahari Bushmen'
5 July 2001 Zimbabwe Seminar 2 Clarification of Facts
3 July 2001 Zimbabwe Seminar 1 Second Focus Seminar on Zimbabwe
10 May 2001 Freedom of Expression  Withdrawal of Advertising by Government
12 April 2001 Freedom of Expression 1 Threat to Freedom of Expression
11 April 2001 Anti-Death Penalty Campaign Kobedi Matter - DITSHWANELO's Involvement
2 April 2001 Anti-Death Penalty Campaign Execution of Mariette Sonjaleen Bosch
5 March 2001 Zimbabwe Situation 2
30 January 2001 Death Penalty - 2001 Confirmation Of Sentence By Appeal Court - Mariette Bosch -vs - State

2000

21 June 2000 Zimbabwe Situation 1
20 September 2000 Namibian Extradition Case Adjournment to 7 and 8 November 2000
19 September 2000 Adoption of International Treaties Botswana Commits Itself to International Standards
14 September 2000 Namibian Extradition Case Adjournment to 20 September 2000
20 June 2000 African Refugee Day
17 May 2000 Felipa de Souza Award

1999

30 November 1999 HIV/AIDS Conference
1 November 1999 Botswana Execution Update XVII Ruling Judge Reynolds 29 October 1999
29 October 1999 Death Penalty
27 October 1999 Botswana Execution Update XVI Ruling on Mistrial Issue to be Delivered on Friday 29 October 1999
4 October 1999 Botswana Execution Update XIV
13 September 1999 Botswana Execution Update XIII Ruling by Judge Reynolds 13 September 1999
September 1999 Botswana Execution Update XII Intimidatory Tactics by Public Authorities
5 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update XI Fourth Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
4 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update X Third Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
3 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update IX Second Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
2 August 1999 Botswana Execution Update VIII First Day of Hearing of Death Penalty Case
30 July 1999 Death Penalty Botswana Death Penalty Case
21 April 1999 Botswana Execution Update V Application Decision in Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla
15 April 1999 Botswana Execution Update IV Latest Developments in the Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla
22 February 1999 Botswana Execution Update III Second Postponement of Hearing of Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla to April 1999
9 February 1999 Zimbabwe Situation Release on bail of Mandaza and Kwinjeh Welcomed
22 January 1999 Botswana Execution Update II Hearing of Execution Case of Maauwe and Motswetla Postponed to February 1999
21 January 1999 Botswana Execution Update Suspension of Execution of Maauwe and Motswetla to be Challenged by State on 22 January 1999
18 January 1999 Execution of Maauwe and Motswetla Suspended

1998

22 June 1998 UN Torture Day
25 March 1998 CKGR Negotiating Team 

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

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