30 Jul 2010 Staff Writer
NPA’S REFUSAL TO INVESTIGATE ALLEGED TORTURE BY ZIMBABWEAN POLICE OFFICIALS...

SALC, together with the Zimbabwe Exiles Forum (ZEF), is urging the High Court of Gauteng to review, declare unlawful and invalid, and set aside the National Prosecuting Authority’s (NPA) refusal to investigate the alleged torture of opposition party members by…

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21 Jul 2010 Staff Writer
VIDEO: HOW CIVIL SOCIETY STOPPED AN ARMS SHIPMENT BOUND FOR ZIMBABWE...

Watch a short film on civil society’s campaign to stop a shipment of arms to Zimbabwe in the wake of the bloody 2008 elections here: http://www.youtube.com/salcvideo  

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15 Jun 2010 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: SA URGED TO PROBE JAILING OF ZIM ACTIVIST...

The Mail and Guardian learned on Tuesday that detained Zimbabwean human rights defender Farai Maguwu had been removed from the notorious Matapi police cells in Harare. "Sometime on Saturday, he was transferred again to Harare Central Police Station," said Dewa…

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25 Mar 2010 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ZUMA CONTINUES TO SIT ON ARMY GENERAL’S REPORT ON VIOLENCE...

analysis In 2008 former South African President Thabo Mbeki commissioned a fact finding mission into state sponsored violence that took place in the run up to Zimbabwe’s one man presidential run-off. Mbeki, as mediator, sent six retired South African army…

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07 Nov 2009 Staff Writer
“ZIMBABWE COULD SLIDE INTO A CIVIL WAR” – LEADING THINK-TANK WARNS SADC...

JOHANNESBURG – A leading Regional think-tank has warned SADC leaders of the impact of their failure to find lasting solution to the Zimbabwean crisis at the Maputo Summit on Thursday. In a statement released to the media Open Society Initiative…

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27 Aug 2009 Staff Writer
SADC SUMMIT AND THE GENERALS REPORT ON ZIMBABWE...

In May 2008, then President Thabo Mbeki commissioned six retired South African Generals to report on allegations of violence committed in the aftermath of the first round of Zimbabwe’s elections of March 2008. That report has never been made public…

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01 Jul 2009 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: HOW CIVIL SOCIETY BLOCKED AN ARMS SHIPMENT FOR ZIMBABWE...

In April 2008, a Chinese ship carrying arms destined for Zimbabwe’s Defence Force attempted to offload those weapons in Durban’s harbour, so that they might be transported across South African territory to land-locked Zimbabwe. South African civil society, alerted to…

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19 May 2009 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: ZIMBABWE: TOP LAWYER’S ARREST SHOWS HOW FAR COUNTRY MUST STI...

Johannesburg — WHEN I travel in southern Africa meeting human rights lawyers and civil society activists, whose work often earns them the enmity of their governments, I play a rather perverse, fatalistic game with myself — weighing up which country,…

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24 Feb 2009 Staff Writer
THE WEEKENDER – ZIMBABWE: GENERALS HOLD OUT FOR AMNESTY...

Zimbabwe’s peace is being held to ransom, raising the question of whether peace is possible without justice, writes NICOLE FRITZ THE hot topic for discussion in Zimbabwe’s new government of national unity isn’t stemming the spread of cholera or reversing…

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17 Dec 2008 Staff Writer
BUSINESS DAY ONLINE – NEIGHBOUR WHO GOT IN THE WAY...

THIS week, the United Nations (UN) Security Council again considers the issue of Zimbabwe. Members of the Security Council concerned at the situation have reportedly been planning to wait for SA’s departure from the council in January next year before…

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04 Dec 2008 Staff Writer
News release from Southern Africa litigation centre...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) has requested the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to take action on its evidence of torture by Zimbabwean officials of actual and perceived supporters of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) in March 2007. Lloyd…

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