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Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh

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SALC IN THE NEWS: WHY AUSTRALIA’S OFFER OF HUMANITARIAN PROTECTION TO WHITE SA FARMERS IS DISTASTEFUL AND SMACKS OF RACISM

Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh The Daily Maverick Australia has detained asylum seekers for years on remote Pacific Ocean Island, Nauru, yet is now proclaiming to offer humanitarian protection to white South African farmers who face neither oppression nor persecution by their government. The racist undertones of Australia’s position is distasteful and has…
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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 jurisdiction, who are litigating public interest cases involving human rights…
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SALC in the News: South Africa puts up spirited defence at ICC hearing but adverse finding likely

Article Credit: The Daily Maverick South Africa put up a spirited defence before the Pre-Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague on Friday where the country’s legal representatives argued against the Court making a finding of non-compliance against it in respect of its failure to arrest President…
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SALC in the news: SA risks exchanging one flawed system for another if it leaves ICC

Article Credit: Business Day There are many challenges with the proposed African court, including immunity for sitting heads of state. Calls for an “African court for African people” are continuing after the ruling by the High Court in Pretoria in February that SA’s notice of withdrawal to the International Criminal Court…
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Joint Civil Society Statement: Lesotho Authorities must protect the Right to Freedom of Expression

The undersigned organisations condemn the increasing acts of harassment and intimidation against journalists in Lesotho, exemplified by the recent attack against the editor of the Lesotho Times newspaper and the institution of criminal defamation charges against its publishers. We call on the Lesotho authorities to take effective measures to protect…
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SALC IN THE NEWS: DISCUSSION ON THE ICC ASSEMBLY OF STATE PARTIES

SALC Executive Director was interviewed on Rights and Recourse about the controversial developments at the 14th Session of the Assembly of State Parties at the Hague taking place from 18th-26th November 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyc7aUvpCIo This entry was posted in Countries, International Criminal Justice, News, SALC in the news. Bookmark the permalink.