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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 2020. Snippets from some of the conference presentations are included in…
Staff Writer
Oct 9, 2020
Annual Reports and NewslettersCriminal JusticeSADC

Petty Offences Newsletter: Increased Criminalisation in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa

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 of legislative and regulatory instruments to curb the spread of…
Staff Writer
Aug 27, 2020
Annual Reports and NewslettersCriminal JusticeSADC

Petty Offences Newsletter: Digest On Excessive Use Of Force In Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

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 has resonated in Africa, highlighting the long-standing problem of excessive…
Staff Writer
Aug 5, 2020
Annual Reports and Newsletters

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 jurisdiction, who are litigating public interest cases involving human rights…
Staff Writer
Feb 14, 2020
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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…
Annual Reports and Newsletters

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 against the most serious crimes under international law. This position…
Staff Writer
Jan 20, 2017
Annual Reports and Newsletters

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 Health Rights, LGBT Persons’ Rights, HIV and Health Rights, Prisoners’…
Staff Writer
Jan 20, 2017