The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and over 100 other civil society organisations (CSOs) throughout the African continent today presented an open letter to the African Union (AU), renewing their concerns regarding the xenophobic attacks in the Republic of South Africa and the nationwide police raids which followed in what was known as “Operation Fiela”.
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News Release: Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses appeal for a permanent stay of prosecutions by alleged apartheid-era perpetrator
On 21 June 2021, the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) handed down judgment in the matter Joao Rodrigues v National Director of Public Prosecutions and Others concerning an application for a stay of prosecution for the alleged murder of Ahmed Timol. Joao Rodrigues (Rodrigues), the Appellant, is a former member…
Staff WriterJun 22, 2021
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Petty Offences Newsletter: November 2020 to February 2021 Activities
The quarterly digest of petty offences campaign activities for November 2020 to February 2021 is in three languages, English, Portuguese and French.
Staff WriterMar 10, 2021
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The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on sex workers in Southern Africa
In October 2020, SALC conducted a mapping exercise in some countries in the SADC region (Botswana, Namibia, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi) to assess the impact that COVID-19 has had on sex workers. The information reported is from conversations with eight activists working for sex worker organisations in seven Southern African…
Staff WriterFeb 22, 2021