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these cases are all the precendent cases undertaken by SALC

Freedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationJudgmentsRule of LawZimbabwe

ZIMBABWE: CHALLENGING THE DISENFRANCHISEMENT OF ZIMBABWEANS IN THE DIASPORA

Shumba & Others v Minister of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs & Others SALC supported three members of the Zimbabwe Diaspora, represented by Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights, who challenged the provisions of the Electoral Act which prohibit Zimbabweans who live abroad from registering to vote or voting in elections.…
Staff Writer
18 Jan 2018
International Criminal JusticeJudgmentsOngoing casesRefugee and Migrant RightsSouth Africa

SOUTH AFRICA/RWANDA: JUDICIAL REVIEW OF DECISION BY SOUTH AFRICA TO GRANT REFUGEE STATUS TO FORMER RWANDA GENERAL ACCUSED OF WAR CRIMES

This case concerns the judicial review of the decision of the South African authorities to grant refugee status to a former Rwandan general and suspected war criminal, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in June 2010. The case was brought by the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa (CoRMSA) with the supported of SALC.…
Staff Writer
17 Jan 2018
International Criminal JusticeJudgmentsSouth Africa

South Africa/Sudan: Amicus curiae in ICC cooperation hearing on South Africa’s failure to arrest Sudanese President Al Bashir

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) appeared before the ICC on 7 April to argue that the chamber should make a finding of non-compliance against South Africa for its failure to arrest President Omar Al-Bashir when he attended an African Union (AU) Summit in South Africa in June 2015. In…
Staff Writer
6 Jul 2017