15 Jun 2016 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: CONSORTIUM CHALLENGES ERRONEOUS GRANT OF REFUGEE STATUS TO ALLEGED...

Johannesburg- On 14 June 2016, the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA) filed its papers before the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) challenging the state’s granting of refugee status to alleged war criminal General Kayumba Nyamwasa. Nyamwasa…

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13 Jun 2016 Staff Writer
International Albinism Awareness Day...

Calling upon states to honour their human rights commitments for persons with albinism. In recent years we have observed serious violations and threats committed against people with albinism. These threats and violations include acts of discrimination, stigmatisation, marginalisation and violence…

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10 Jun 2016 Staff Writer
SALC AND FOUR MALAWI ORGANISATIONS CALL FOR URGENT INTERVENTIONS TO ADDRESS FOOD...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) , the Centre for Human Rights Education, Advice and Assistance (CHREAA), Child Rights Advocacy & Paralegal Aid Centre (CRAPAC), the Paralegal Advisory Service Institute (PASI), and The Youth Watch Society (YOWSO) on 7 June…

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09 Jun 2016 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: SADC PARLIAMENTARIANS ADOPT MODEL LAW ON ERADICATING CHILD MARRIAG...

Johannesburg–On June 3rd, 2016, The Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Forum (SADC-PF) adopted the Model Law on Eradicating Child Marriage and Protecting Children Already in Marriage. The 39th Plenary Assembly meeting in Swaziland,  SADC-PF adopted the first ever model law…

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26 May 2016 Annabel Raw
SALC in the News: A Human Rights Approach to addressing violence and discriminat...

Persons with albinism in Malawi face violence and discrimination of the most condemnable and abhorrent kind. Human rights violations of this severity must be prevented and sanctioned with the most powerful means at our disposal. In asserting and enforcing human…

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26 May 2016 Staff Writer
SALC CELEBRATES AFRICA DAY...

Today SALC commemorates Africa Day. Africa Day was initiated as a celebration to mark the founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in 1963. While the OAU’s initial focus at the time was on the decolonization of Africa, with…

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