LBGTI CASE: JUDGE REMAINS, LAWYER RECUSED

Story Author(s): MBONGISENI NDZIMANDZE

News Source: Times of Swaziland

Publication/Broadcast Date: June 25th, 2020

Country(ies): Eswatini (Swaziland)

City(ies): Mbabane

Original Source Link:
http://www.times.co.sz/news/128819-lbgti-case-judge-remains-lawyer-recused.html

Story Summary:

The story is about Eswatini Sexual and Gender Minorities trying to register as an association with the government, a move that the government opposes. The article includes only negative quotes from the government’s perspective and does not include any LGBTQI+ voices.

Topics: Court cases and Discrimination

LGBTQI+ Identities: LGBTQI+ (broad unspecified SSOGIE coverage)

Journalistic Issues: Journalistic approach is objective, but unjust weighting of sources/info, Language/terminology is accurate/inclusive, LGBTQI+A voices missing entirely (zero), Negative myths/stereotypes are left unchallenged, and Research/context is insufficient or questionable

Rating: 3

Rating Rationale:

The article includes only negative quotes from the government’s perspective and does not include any LGBTQI+ voices.

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