Annual Reports

09 Oct 2020 Staff Writer
Petty Offences Newsletter: Digest of Campaign Activities in September 2020...

In September 2020, the Regional Campaign to Decriminalise Petty Offences hosted a virtual conference entitled Policing Pandemics, Balancing Rights. The conference communique and recordings of the conference are available online, for 14 September 2020, 15 September 2020, and 16 September…

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27 Aug 2020 Staff Writer
Petty Offences Newsletter: Increased Criminalisation in Response to the COVID-19...

Regional Campaign partners remain deeply concerned about the criminalisation of poverty across our continent. It is critical that the Principles on the Decriminalisation of Petty Offences are implemented by all States. The global COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the enactment…

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05 Aug 2020 Staff Writer
Petty Offences Newsletter: Digest On Excessive Use Of Force In Response To COVID...

The Regional Campaign to Decriminalise Petty Offences has long argued for a change in police arrest practices and increased accountability of law enforcement agencies. Deprose Muchena, the Director of Amnesty International’s Southern Africa office, writes that the brutal killing of George Floyd…

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28 Jul 2020 Staff Writer
Petty offences newsletter: Decongest prisons now!...

The COVID-19 pandemic has again highlighted the urgent need to decongest prisons throughout Africa. Although many countries have initiated decongestion measures, there is a simultaneous increase in arrests resulting from new COVID-19 laws. The impact of COVID-19 on courts and…

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14 Feb 2020 Staff Writer
2017-2019 Biennial report...

SALC envisions a region in which domestic and regional courts are strong, independent, and fully functional and in which they uphold and enforce the rule of law and human rights. To that end, SALC works with domestic lawyers in each…

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06 Oct 2017 Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh
2015-2017 BIENNIAL REPORT...

SALC envisions a region in which domestic and regional courts are strong, independent, and fully functional and in which they uphold and enforce the rule of law and human rights. To that end, SALC works with domestic lawyers in each…

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20 Jan 2017 Staff Writer
SALC Annual Report: 2014...

"The Zimbabwe Torture Docket case was one of the more significant victories for SALC during the period of this annual report. The case took years to reach finality and has provided clear direction on South Africa’s role in the fight…

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20 Jan 2017 Staff Writer
SALC Anniversary Case Book...

To commemorate SALC’s 10 Year Anniversary in 2015 we published a case book documenting the litigation the organisation has supported since its inception.The book is divided into themmatic areas – Women’s Land and Property Rights, Children’s Rights, Sexual and Reproductive…

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09 Dec 2014 Staff Writer
SOUTH AFRICA: LITIGATION CENTRE COMES OF AGE 28 November to 4 December 2014...

Nicole Fritz and Priti Patel’s young institution has recently scored major victories in protecting the rights of people in Southern Africa Nicole Fritz and Priti Patel, despite living on different continents, knew both privilege and alienation in their formative years.…

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18 Mar 2014 Staff Writer
News Release: Botswana Government Ordered to Provide HIV Treatment to Non-Citize...

Gaborone, 18 March – In another important legal victory for human rights in Botswana, the High Court in Gaborone yesterday ordered the government to provide HIV treatment to all non-citizen prisoners. Prior to the court order, the government supplied non-citizen prisoners…

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