Articles by Ciaran Ryan

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Equality Court makes it clear: No racism is acceptable

Velaphi Khumalo asked South Africa to be cleansed of whites, like Hitler did to Jews

By Ciaran Ryan - 8 October 2018
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Banks are clogging up the justice system, says court

Pretoria High Court orders banks to use magistrates’ courts when acting against debtors

By Ciaran Ryan - 4 October 2018
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Victory for debtors as judges rule that cases must be referred to lower courts

Pretoria High Court finds that access to justice is denied by dragging cases into high courts

By Ciaran Ryan - 3 October 2018
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Sun City prisoners accuse staff of cheating them out of canteen money

Inmates say attempts to open fraud case blocked

By Ciaran Ryan - 20 September 2018
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Gauteng court rules against cheap bank repossessions

Judgment is a victory for Johannesburg homeowners, and possibly homeowners across the country

By Ciaran Ryan - 13 September 2018
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Court to decide how to handle home repossessions

Activist group wants judges to be able to waive reserve prices only in exceptional circumstances

By Ciaran Ryan - 16 August 2018
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Judgment paints a damning picture of prison life at Sun City

Correctional Services ordered to feed prisoners properly

By Ciaran Ryan - 21 June 2018
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Michael Komape’s family to appeal Limpopo High Court’s decision

Family is seeking nearly R3 million in damages

By Ciaran Ryan - 31 May 2018
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Dismay as judge dismisses damages claim for child who drowned in pit toilet

“Failure to award damages in this case stands in contrast to the damages that were awarded” to Life Esidimeni families, says SECTION27

By Ciaran Ryan - 23 April 2018
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Michael Komape died because he was a rural African child, says lawyer

Court asked to compel state to fix “dire” state of school sanitation

By Ciaran Ryan - 2 February 2018
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Day 12: Lawyers for Michael Komape’s family demand compensation for grief

State admits liability; court to decide how much money to award the family

By Ciaran Ryan - 1 February 2018
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Prison inmates go 20 hours between meals

Court case throws light on conditions at “Sun City”

By Ciaran Ryan - 30 January 2018
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R60 billion banks lawsuit heads for Gauteng court

Constitutional Court refuses to hear application

By Ciaran Ryan - 6 December 2017
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Day 11: Court hears of witness to Michael Komape’s death

Boy who drowned in toilet could have been found sooner

By Ciaran Ryan - 28 November 2017
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Day 10: Calls for help from Michael Komape’s school unanswered for years

Former principal’s testimony supports the family’s claim against the state

By Ciaran Ryan - 27 November 2017
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Day 9: State offered a pauper’s burial for Michael Komape

Department of Education contests that it could have fixed dilapidated toilets

By Ciaran Ryan - 23 November 2017