Pro-democracy protest in Swaziland

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Pretoria - Thousands of Swazi citizens are expected to march in Manzini, Swaziland today for a democratically-elected government to be put in place.

The protest, which will take place along Freedom Square, has been declared illegal by the government and a heavy police presence was expected in the city.

According to reports, businesses, shops and schools in the area will not open today for fear of the protest turning violent and looting. - BuaNews