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Angola: Presidential move denies justice for two men abducted and killed by State agents

Muluka Miti-Drummond A man mysteriously disappears while heading to a demonstration he has helped organise. Two days later his colleague receives a call from someone purporting to know what has happened to him. The colleague goes to meet this informant and is never heard from again. The families of the …» Read More

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Angola: Presidential move denies justice for two men abducted and killed by State agents

Muluka Miti-Drummond A man mysteriously disappears while heading to a demonstration he has helped organise. » Read More

Q and A: CoRMSA v President of the Republic of South Africa and Others – Everything you need to know about the Nyamwasa Case

On 29 and 30 October 2012 the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria will hear » Read More

SALC AND ZEF SECURE VICTORY IN ZIMBABWE TORTURE CASE

SALC and the Zimbabwe Exiles Forum are thrilled to announce that the North Gauteng High Court » Read More

News Stories

SALC in the News: Zimbabwe Torture Victims Turn to South African Courts

Diplomatic relations between South Africa and Zimbabwe have been a far cry from what they » Read More

SALC in the News: CEOs may wind up in dock over war crimes

South African businesses operating abroad as if SA’s constitution doesn’t apply, had better beware, because » Read More

South Africa: Judge v Judge: Mogoeng and Moseneke

Tension between President Jacob Zuma's candidate for chief justice, Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, and Justice Dikgang » Read More

Commentary

Anneke Meerkotter

HRC Panel on Sexual Orientation, 7 March 2012

On 7 March 2012, the UN Human Rights Council’s 19th session will hold a panel discussion on Human Rights, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The panel will be opened by the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, who has recently urged member states to stop discrimination based on sexual orientation in its …» Read More

Anneke Meerkotter

Defending the rights of LGBTI at the upcoming UN Human Rights Council session

For proponents of the principle that everyone is entitled to the same human rights irrespective of their sexual orientation or gender identity, February 2012 started disappointingly: On 7 February 2012, a Bill was tabled in the Liberian legislature aimed at criminalising all same sex sexual conduct. On the same day, …» Read More