27 Sep 2016 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS: Civil Society Submission for South AFRICA’s UPR...

INTRODUCTION 1.1. This submission has been prepared for the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) of the Republic of South Africa in May 2017 by the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), the Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) and the…

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07 Jul 2016 Staff Writer
Malawi: Malawi Immigration law audit calls for an end to child detention...

International Detention Coalition 6 July 2016 The Malawi Immigration Law Audit highlights why children who have fled their home countries should not be in held in detention. As part of a comprehensive set of recommendations regarding the treatment of immigrants…

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20 May 2016 Staff Writer
Unlawful and Expensive – Rights Bodies Criticise Ongoing Detention of Migr...

The Centre for Human Rights Education Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) and the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) today launched an Audit of Malawi’s immigration laws making a list of 24 recommendations to ensure compliance with human rights and the rule…

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20 May 2016 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: UNLAWFUL AND EXPENSIVE – RIGHTS BODIES CRITICISE ONGOING DETENTI...

The Centre for Human Rights Education Advice and Assistance (CHREAA) and the Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) today launched an Audit of Malawi’s immigration laws making a list of 24 recommendations to ensure compliance with human rights and the rule…

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02 Mar 2016 Staff Writer
Submission to CRC on Malawi...

Submission to the committee on the rights of the child regarding the government of Malawi’s combined third, fourth and fifth periodic In advance of the preparation of the list of issues for the Republic of Malawi’s periodic report to the…

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02 Dec 2015 Staff Writer
Submission to the Ad Hoc Committee Probing Violence Against Foreign Nationals...

Submission to the ad hoc committee on probing violence against foreign nationals In August 2015, SALC made written submissions to the South African Ad Hoc Committee on Probing Violence against Foreign Nationals. The submissions can be found here. Full submission report…

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10 Nov 2015 Staff Writer
Unlawful Deportations in Botswana: A Catalogue of Affronts to the Rule of Law...

by Simon Crowther, SALC intern In what can only be described as a catalogue of affronts to the rule of law, Botswana has shamefully deported two Ugandan refugees – in flagrant breach of a court order after repeatedly denying them…

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09 Nov 2015 Staff Writer
STATEMENT: SALC CONDEMNS DEPORTATION OF REFUGEES FROM BOTSWANA...

06 November 2015 The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) is deeply concerned about the safety of Ugandan refugees Musa Isabirye and Timothy Yamin who were deported to Uganda by Botswana Government last week.  They have previously been active in opposition…

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30 Sep 2015 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS...

29 September 2015 Migration experts say Malawi lies on the South Road, an unchartered route for irregular migrants from the Horn of Africa in their trek to South Africa for the better life or en route to even much better…

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03 Sep 2015 Staff Writer
SALC IN THE NEWS...

JOHANNESBURG — On April 15 of this year, Themba Maphosa awoke to news that five immigrants had been killed by South African gangs the previous night in Durban. A month earlier, the Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini shouted at a rally…

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12 Jun 2015 Staff Writer
NEWS RELEASE: AFRICAN UNION SHOULD CALL ON SOUTH AFRICA TO PROTECT REFUGEES AND ...

The African Union (AU) should call on the South African authorities to provide a long-term security guarantee for refugees, migrants and asylum seekers living in the country, Amnesty International and other 12 civil society organisations said today at a side…

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10 Jun 2015 Staff Writer
OPEN LETTER TO THE AFRICAN UNION ON THE RESURGENCE OF XENOPHOBIC VIOLENCE IN SOU...

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) and over 100 other civil society organisations (CSOs) throughout the African continent today presented an open letter to the African Union (AU), renewing their concerns regarding the xenophobic attacks in the Republic of South…

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