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Sons and daughters of no country
Sons and daughters of no country
If amendments to the Births and Deaths Registration Act are approved, the children of migrants and other vulnerable groups might find it even more...
NGO’s sexual harassment  woes grow
NGO’s sexual harassment woes grow
Equal Education’s co-founder Doron Isaacs has been repeatedly accused of sexual harassment, and senior figures in the organisation, including...
Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Timol inquest highlights striking similarities to present day South Africa
Judge Billy Mothle presiding over the reopening of the Ahmed Timol inquest last week ruled that the death of Timol in 1971 at John Vorster Square...
Mashaba points finger at civil society: #JhbFire ‘was bound to happen’
Mashaba points finger at civil society: #JhbFire ‘was bound to happen’
Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has once again shown anti-poor sentiment, this time in the wake of the
Court halts deportation of migrants
Court halts deportation of migrants
The high court in Johannesburg halted the deportation of about 200 foreigners on Tuesday after a legal challenge by a human rights group,...
Soweto unrest shows lack of compassion for foreigners, says LHR
Soweto unrest shows lack of compassion for foreigners, says LHR
The unrest that flared up in Soweto and other areas this week showed a lack of compassion for foreign nationals trying to make a living in South...
Arms deal critics accuse commission of holding up process
Arms deal critics accuse commission of holding up process
Prominent arms deal critics at the arms procurement commission say the latest round of delays over the acquisition of documents has effectively...
Arms deal commission hearing 'one-sided' evidence, say 'critics'
Arms deal commission hearing 'one-sided' evidence, say 'critics'
A "one-sided approach" at the arms deal commission is leaving reams of contestable evidence unchecked and unchallenged, arms deal...
Witnesses question arms commission's opaqueness
Witnesses question arms commission's opaqueness
As the arms deal commission in Pretoria resumes its inquiry this week into the 1999 arms deal, three high-profile witnesses represented by Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) have raised serious concerns about a lack of openness at the commission. ...
Unpaid salaries: E Cape education continues ping-pong
Unpaid salaries: E Cape education continues ping-pong
The Eastern Cape education department has lashed back at lawyers after they got a writ of attachment asking the Eastern Cape High Court to take its...
[Slideshow]Citizens of nowhere
[Slideshow]Citizens of nowhere
About 12-million people worldwide have no citizenship. Lawyers for Human Rights's Statelessness project aims to assist those in limbo with no rights.

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