FOCCISSA MEDIA BRIEFING
In the last week, disturbing reports have been received of brutal attacks on the civilian population of the Kingdom of Eswatini by government secirity forces, as well as the destruction of property and livelihoods by some protestors. Reports have also been received of some deaths of protestors. Despite the attempts to shut down the internet, social media has seen numerous outvries for help from citizens of the Southern African nation.
The situation in Eswatini is cause for grave concern.
In light of this, the Christian Councils of Southern Africa under the umbrella of the fellowship of christian Councils in Southern Africa(FOCCISA) of which Eswatini is a member, would like to issue a statement to the government and people of Eswatini, as well to the rest of the world.
You are, therefore, cordially invited to attend this urgent virtual media briefing:
DATE: Thursday, 8 July 2021
Link to join the briefing:
In attendance will be all the general secretaries of FOCCISA, as follows:
Zimbabwe (chair), Botshwana(Secretary), Namibia, Zambia, Angola, Malawi, Lesotho, Eswatini, Tanzania, Mozambique and South Africa.
Please respond via email to RSVP and confirm your attendance.
SACC Communications Consultant
South African Council of Churches
Tel: 0840741285/Email: firstname.lastname@example.org