13 Feb 2012 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: REGIONAL LITIGATORS ASK SOUTH AFRICAN COURT TO PROSECUTE ZIMBA...

The Southern African Litigation Center and the Zimbabwe Exiles Forum want the South African High Court to oblige authorities to investigate and prosecute crimes against humanity in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwean and South African non-governmental organizations have asked the South African High…

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13 Feb 2012 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: SOUTH AFRICA MUST INVESTIGATE AND PROSECUTE ZIMBABWEAN OFFICIALS A...

Johannesburg – The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and the Zimbabwean Exiles Forum (ZEF) have launched a landmark case in the North Gauteng High Court to compel South Africa to abide by its legal obligations to investigate and prosecute high level…

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15 Jun 2011 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: DISASTER IF ZIMBABWE EXPORTED ITS CRISIS TO REGION...

AS A Zimbabwean now living in SA, I look with alarm at the violations of the rule of law that Zanu (PF) seems intent on exporting from Zimbabwe to the region. I left Zimbabwe in January 2006 to pursue further…

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23 May 2011 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: FOR MUGABE’S SAKE: SADC LEADERS SABOTAGE THE SADC TRIBUNAL AND U...

JOHANNESBURG – The leaders of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have dealt a potentially fatal blow to the rule of law in the region by suspending the work of the SADC Tribunal for another year – ignoring the recommendations of…

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10 May 2011 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: MUGABE IN ROME SHOWS UP VATICAN HYPOCRISY...

YOU have to wonder how that conversation went. Vatican official: "We appreciate that he is under a European Union (EU) travel ban but as we’re not part of the EU and in terms of treaty undertakings between Italy and the…

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13 Dec 2010 Staff Writer
PRESS RELEASE: ZIMBABWE’S DIRTY DIAMONDS: TIME FOR RECLAMATION TO COME CLEAN...

Johannesburg – With Zimbabwe’s diamond industry still shrouded in secrecy, the Southern Africa Resource Watch (SARW) and three Zimbabweans have petitioned South Africa’s New Reclamation Group for access to information that will shed some much-needed light on its controversial mining…

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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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