SALC in the news

NEWS RELEASE: WITHDRAWAL OF THE ICC REPEAL BILL

Johannesburg, 15 March 2017– The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) welcomes government’s decision to withdraw the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Repeal Bill which was introduced to parliament in late 2016. Parliament’s passing of the Bill would have started the process of withdrawal from the International Criminal Court …» Read More

Letter to African Commission on Xenophobia in South Africa

A letter to the African Commission on Xenophobia in South Africa can be accessed here.

SOUTH AFRICA: SALC REPEAL BILL SUBMISSION

Briefing Submitted to the Portfolio Committee on Justice Correctional Services by the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) can be accessed here.

PRESS RELEASE: NORTH GAUTENG HIGH COURT DELIVERS JUDGMENT ON ICC WITHDRAWAL CHALLENGE

Johannesburg- On the 22nd February 2017 the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria (HC) delivered its judgment on the case commenced by the Democratic Alliance (DA), a South African political party against the South African government’s decision to withdraw from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (the ICC …» Read More

JOINT STATEMENT TO UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL OPPOSING DISCRIMINATORY TREATMENT AGAINST PERSONS WITH ALBINISM

On 10 February 2017, the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC), the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) and the Malawi Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) made a joint submission to the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) calling the HRC to impress upon the government …» Read More