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SALC IN THE NEWS: NO SURPRISES WITH ICC’S FINDING AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA

Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh 06 July 2017 The Daily Maverick There is some disappointment in the ICC’s finding in respect of the absence of a sufficiently harsh penalty against South Africa in the matter of its failure to arrest Sudan’s President, Omar al-Bashir. The Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled…
Staff Writer
7 Jul 2017
Articles and OpinionsInternational Criminal JusticeNewsRefugee and Migrant RightsSouth Africa

Successful outcome of judicial review of decision to grant refugee status to suspected war criminal before the supreme court of appeal

Johannesburg– On Wednesday 24 May 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal was scheduled to hear arguments in an appeal lodged by the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa in the case of the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants (CoRMSA) and others v President of The Republic of South Africa…
Staff Writer
25 May 2017
Articles and OpinionsNewsRule of LawSouth Africa

SALC in the News: Philanthropy, Civil Society and Litigation – without these our democracy could truly be captured

Article credit: Daily Maverick There have recently been a number of high profile court cases brought by civil society organisations that have tested our Constitution and ensured that government functions within our constitutional framework. Such cases relating to our human rights were, in the past, often brought by individuals or…
Staff Writer
8 May 2017