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SALC IN THE NEWS: South Africa’s role in the denial of justice in southern Africa

Suzgo Lungu and MacKennan Graziano The Daily Maverick Why there is no functioning southern African regional court and how former president Jacob Zuma’s actions contributed to the termination of the SADC Tribunal. Former president Nelson Mandela once stated that “South Africa’s future foreign relations will be based on our belief…
Staff Writer
30 Aug 2018
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SALC IN THE NEWS: ACCESS TO JUSTICE IN AFRICA-THE FIGHT FOR AN EFFECTIVE SADC TRIBUNAL

Suzgo Lungu and Aquinaldo Mandlate The Daily Maverick SADC as a regional block is pushing the agenda of promoting investment in the region and this is threatened if the region cannot create laws that repose confidence on investors. The rule of law is of paramount importance if the region is…
Staff Writer
12 Feb 2018
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MEDIA ADVISORY: LAW SOCIETY OF SOUTH AFRICA AND OTHERS V THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA AND OTHERS

The Southern Africa Litigation Centre (SALC) is intervening as amicus curiae in a case which challenges the South African President’s role in the suspension of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Tribunal and limitation of its human rights jurisdiction. The case has been brought by the Law Society of South…
Staff Writer
2 Feb 2018
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STATEMENT: CIVIL SOCIETY GROUP (COALITION FOR AN EFFECTIVE SADC TRIBUNAL) MOURNS THE DEMISE OF THE SADC TRIBUNAL

About the SADC Tribunal - Civil society slam states for suspending the Tribunal On what what was supposed to be the 12th Anniversary of the SAC Tribunal, SALC and civil society partners, members of SADC Tribunal Coalition, express serious concern about the suspension of the Tribunal. Collectively, these stakeholders reminded states of the importance of a sub-regional…
Staff Writer
21 Nov 2017
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SALC IN THE NEWS: SADC TRIBUNAL PAID THE PRICE FOR THREATENING STATES’ AUTHORITY

TANZANIAN president Jakaya Kikwete is said to have described it as a monster that will “devour us all”. Now the Southern African Development Community (Sadc) Tribunal — meant to be the region’s supreme symbol of justice — is little more than a pile of mouldering bones. But, even from the…
Staff Writer
28 Jan 2013