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SALC IN THE NEWS-CONCOURT: SA POLICE OBLIGED TO PROBE ZIM TORTURE

The Mail and Guardian The Constitutional Court has ruled that the SAPS are obliged to investigate claims of torture committed in Zimbabwe. The Constitutional Court in a landmark case ruled unanimously that the South African Police Service (SAPS) are obliged to investigate allegations of torture committed in Zimbabwe, which were …» Read More

Blog Posts

JUDGMENT IN MAPINGURE V THE STATE: A STEP FORWARD FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS OR A TOKEN GESTURE

On Tuesday 25 March 2014, the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe ordered the government to compensate » Read More

Lawyers Targeted in Zimbabwe — Again

To be a lawyer in Zimbabwe prepared to act for those who find themselves targeted » Read More

Zimbabwe’s Election Ruling: A Constitutional Conundrum

On 22 May 2013 President Robert Mugabe assented to Zimbabwe’s New Constitution, signing it into » Read More

News Stories

SALC in the News: Zanu-PF Strategy to Stampede Coalition Partners

Zanu-PF's insistence on smuggling its amendments into the Copac draft constitution is a deliberate strategy » Read More

SALC in the News: Trouble Brewing in Zimbabwe – Constitution-Making in Crisis

Polity Anneke Meerkotter Everyone knew that the constitution-making process in Zimbabwe would be fraught with » Read More

Joint Statement of the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), SADC Lawyers Association (SADC LA) and Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) at the conclusion of the 32nd SADC Summit

The ICJ, SADC LA and SALC express their deepest disappointment at the decision taken by » Read More

Commentary

Priti

Zimbabwe: Addressing HIV discrimination in employment

SALC is working with the Women and Law in Southern Africa’s Zimbabwe chapter to challenge the dismissal of a nurse from her employment due to her HIV status. The applicant argues that her dismissal violates her rights to human dignity;  freedom from cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment; equal protection; privacy; and …» Read More

Anneke Meerkotter

Zimbabwe: Assisting sex workers to hold police accountable for abuse

SALC is working with the Sexual Rights Centre in Bulawayo to act on and litigate in cases of police abuse of sex workers. The intention is to hold the Commissioner General of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, the responsible Minister and individual police officers accountable for abuse perpetrated against sex workers. …» Read More