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SALC Submissions on the South African National Health Insurance Bill (NHI)

These submissions detail the Southern Africa Litigation Centre’s (SALC’s) concerns that the National Health Insurance Bill, 2019, removes existing forms of access to healthcare services to certain categories of foreign nationals, particularly, asylum-seekers, certain categories of children and dependents, immigration detainees, citizens of the Southern Africa Development Community and other…
Articles and OpinionsFreedom of Expression, Assembly and AssociationRefugee and Migrant RightsSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: ZIMBABWE: WHAT HOPE FOR DIASPORA VOTE IN 2018 ELECTIONS?

The Daily Maverick In the past the constitution of Zimbabwe and other legal instruments were not providing for Zimbabweans abroad to vote. However, the 2013 Constitution makes provision for a diaspora vote but unfortunately the country is still to align its laws to the supreme law. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA. Last…
Staff Writer
30 Oct 2017
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SALC CALLS ON THE GOVERNMENTS OF SOUTHERN AFRICAN COUNTRIES TO DO MORE TO PROTECT REFUGEE, AND ASYLUM SEEKERS AND MIGRANTS ON WORLD REFUGEE DAY 20 JUNE 2017

On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, the UNHCR together with refugee advocates worldwide commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. We reflect here on refugee and mixed migration movements in the Southern African region calling on governments to respect the rights of asylum…
Staff Writer
19 Jun 2017
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Successful outcome of judicial review of decision to grant refugee status to suspected war criminal before the supreme court of appeal

Johannesburg– On Wednesday 24 May 2017, the Supreme Court of Appeal was scheduled to hear arguments in an appeal lodged by the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants in South Africa in the case of the Consortium for Refugees and Migrants (CoRMSA) and others v President of The Republic of South Africa…
Staff Writer
25 May 2017