New laws on rape, assault, grooming proposed to protect Seychellois youth

The Seychelles Child Law reform committee on Friday submitted proposed laws designed to better protect children by more precisely defining criminal acts of a sexual nature, including ... Continue Reading →

Sri Lankan captain charged for illegally fishing in Seychellois waters

The captain of a Sri Lankan-flagged fishing vessel intercepted in the waters of Seychelles has been charged for illegal fishing while the remaining crew awaits deportation.The captain ... Continue Reading →

2 dhows suspected of illegal fishing intercepted in Seychelles’ waters

Two dhows have been intercepted in the Seychelles’ waters on suspicion of illegal fishing, the Seychelles Coast Guard and Police said in a joint communiqué on Friday.   The ... Continue Reading →

Human Rights Commission meets President Ramkalawan

The Seychelles Human Rights Commission paid a courtesy call on President Wavel Ramkalawan on Tuesday at State House, the commission’s first official encounter with the president since ... Continue Reading →