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Friday, 18 February 2011

SWAZILAND ‘AT THE CROSSROADS’

Foreign Policy spokesman and Former Danish Finance Minister and Foreign Minister, Mogens Lykketoft, met with People’s United Democratic Movement (PUDEMO) President Mario Masuku in Johannesburg yesterday (17 January 2011), to discuss the political situation in Swaziland.


Lykketoft expressed his support for democratisation in Swaziland. ‘Today Swaziland seems to be at a crossroads with only two alternatives,’ he said. ‘Either Swaziland continues down its present path of undemocratic rule, inequality and increasingly unsustainable financial turmoil, or its masses must bring about a complete change of system – one that is democratic, participatory and based on the rule of law and human rights.’


Read the full report on Peter Kenworthy’s stiffkitten blog here.


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