1. What steps are taken to strengthen and ensure the freedom of assembly and association in Swaziland? What steps will be taken to ensure that a space for plurality of opinion and political groups is created and maintained? What steps are being taken to repeal the 1973 Royal decree?
2. We note the allegations concerning the excessive use of force by law enforcement and security officials. Reports also refer to lack of investigation in order to bring perpetrators to justice. We would appreciate to be informed on how the Government will proceed to alter this situation and practice.
3. In line with Swaziland’s commitments under the Convention against Torture and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, what are the measures taken to eradicate torture and other forms of ill-treatment?
4. What are the measures taken to prevent all forms of discrimination against women, including discriminatory cultural practices?