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SALC IN THE NEWS: ZIMBABWEANS HAVE BEEN RETURNING HOME IN DROVES

The Citizen The government is also considering ways to allow its expats to vote in elections. African News Agency reports that formerly exiled Zimbabweans have been returning home in droves since the ousting of former president Robert Mugabe. Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government is also considering ways to enable millions…
Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2018
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesHuman RightsNewsRule of LawSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE MUST INVESTIGATE ‘ZIMBWABWE TORTURE’

BBC News Africa South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has upheld an order for police to investigate Zimbabwean officials over allegations they tortured opposition figures in 2007. Under international law, South Africa had a duty to investigate crimes against humanity, the judge said. The police and prosecutors had refused to…
Staff Writer
Nov 23, 2017
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesHuman RightsInternational Criminal JusticeJudgmentsSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: SA JUDGMENTS ‘DO NOT APPLY IN ZIMBABWE’

The Business Day HARARE — A ruling by South Africa’s appeal court on Wednesday, which gives the green light to South African police officials to investigate allegations of torture against Zimbabwean officials, has been dismissed as a “non-event” and an “unfortunate development” by Zimbabwe’s newly appointed prosecutor-general, Johannes Tomana. The…
Staff Writer
Nov 29, 2013
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasHuman RightsInternational Criminal JusticeSouth AfricaZimbabwe

NEWS RELEASE: SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL ORDERS SOUTH AFRICAN POLICE TO INVESTIGATE CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY COMMITTED IN ZIMBABWE

Johannesburg, 27 November – In a landmark decision for local and international justice, the South African Supreme Court of Appeal today ordered the South African Police Service (SAPS) to investigate high level Zimbabwean officials accused of committing crimes against humanity in Zimbabwe. In its judgment, the Court made it clear that…
Staff Writer
Nov 27, 2013
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesHuman RightsInternational Criminal JusticeJudgmentsSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC IN THE NEWS: APPEALS COURT TO RULE IN ZIM TORTURE CASE

IOL News Johannesburg – The Supreme Court of Appeal is expected to rule on Wednesday on South Africa’s obligation under international law to probe alleged atrocities by officials in Zimbabwe. “This case is the first of its kind to be brought before the South African courts and will set an…
Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2013
Articles and OpinionsFocus areasFocus countriesInternational Criminal JusticeSouth AfricaZimbabwe

SALC and ZEF secure victory in Zimbabwe torture case

SALC and the Zimbabwe Exiles Forum are thrilled to announce that the North Gauteng High Court ruled in SALC’s favour in the Zimbabwe Torture Case. Judge Hans Fabrius ruled that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) and the South African Police Service (SAPS) failed to take South Africa’s international criminal law obligations…
Staff Writer
May 8, 2012