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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 against them in their communities. We have observed abductions, killing…
Staff Writer
13 Jun 2016
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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 the goal of political decolonisation having been achieved, the organisation has…
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26 May 2016
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Joint Statement: Sudan blocks civil society participation in un-led Human Rights review

The efforts of the Government of Sudan to obstruct the engagement of civil society activists in a United Nations (UN)-led human rights review of the country is unacceptable and shows blatant contempt not just for human rights defenders in Sudan, but to human rights standards and the UN Human Rights…
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1 Apr 2016
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SALC in the News: Angola: UN working group on Arbitrary Detention calls for release of Human Rights Activist José Marcos Mavungo

WASHINGTON, Jan. 06, 2016 —The American Bar Association Center for Human Rights, Action by Christians for the Abolition of Torture (ACAT France), Front Line Defenders, the Southern African Litigation Centre (SALC) and the global law firm Morrison & Foerster LLP –– today welcomed Angola: UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention…
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6 Jan 2016