Lindela Repatriation Centre

 
From Cairo (and jail) to a master’s at Wits
From Cairo (and jail) to a master’s at Wits
I am an Egyptian and I would like to tell you my story in the hope that it will inspire students in South Africa.
It’s time to talk prison abolition in South Africa
It’s time to talk prison abolition in South Africa
On August 7, one week after shopkeepers threw rocks at police vehicles, more than 1 500 police...
Meet the man behind the search for his child who died on #Bosasa’s watch
Meet the man behind the search for his child who died on #Bosasa’s watch
I could see my son, Sinoxolo, lying in the hospital bed when he was still alive. I...
[Video]This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela
[Video]This is how a SA toddler died at the #Bosasa-run Lindela
Find out what you need to know about Bosasa’s alleged corruption in just minutes with our Joan van Dyk.
Does South Africa need a Human Rights Commission?
Does South Africa need a Human Rights Commission?
It’s a May morning in 2018 and cancer activists, journalists and politicians are seated around a fluorescent-lit conference room at the offices...
Desperate Malawians flock to SA
Desperate Malawians flock to SA
More than 1 000 illegal Malawian immigrants are currently being held at the Lindela Repatriation Centre, South Africa’s only detention centre...
Desperate Malawians flock to SA
Desperate Malawians flock to SA
More than 1 000 illegal Malawian immigrants are currently being held at the Lindela Repatriation Centre, South Africa’s only detention centre...
SAHRC invited to set up shop in Lindela
SAHRC invited to set up shop in Lindela
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, under pressure from Parliament to account for reported human rights abuses at Lindela Repatriation Centre, has...
HRC probes dark heart of Lindela
HRC probes dark heart of Lindela
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has launched an investigation into the alleged violation of the human rights of the illegal...
Scaling Lindela's security barrier
Scaling Lindela's security barrier
On the wall at the entrance bold letters proclaim: "Lindela Repatriation Centre" and "Bosasa Operation". I walk through the gate into the sheltered...
Waiting for change at Lindela
Waiting for change at Lindela
After nearly two decades of criticism, flouted laws and disturbing reports, there seems to be a promise of change at the infamous Lindela Repatriation Centre....
Hunger strikers: 'They shot us in the head at Lindela'
Hunger strikers: 'They shot us in the head at Lindela'
A group of 25 Nigerians ended their two-week hunger strike at the Lindela Repatriation Centre after a brutal attack on them allegedly by security...

Client Media Releases

Property mogul honoured at NWU graduation
Intelligence is central to digital businesses
One of SA's biggest education providers has a new name: Meet PSG's Optimi
A million requests, a million problems solved
Don't judge a stock by share price alone