Opposition to Mswati's royal despotism has been arising through the trade unions. Demands include increased wages and union rights, as well as democratic reforms.
This case has importance far beyond the issue of one man's guilt or innocence.
Canada's government made excessive cuts in its environmental departments, resulting in the firing of many top scientists.
Last year's Fukushima nuclear catastrophe was "man-made" and "the result of collusion" between the government, regulators and the company.