Articles by Tania Broughton

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Concourt brings relief to children of foreign parents

If you were born in South Africa to non-citizens you can apply to be a citizen

By Tania Broughton - 26 February 2020
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Judge slams City of Cape Town for not enforcing its own bylaws

City accused of failing to act against Greenmarket Square protesters

By Tania Broughton - 18 February 2020
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SA’s new refugee regulations could have been drafted by Trump, says activist

Ban on political activity is “illegal, unconstitutional and contrary to the UN convention on refugees”

By Tania Broughton - 17 January 2020
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Court rules that child offenders, victims and witnesses may not be named - even in adulthood

Parliament given 24 months to correct Criminal Procedure Act

By Tania Broughton - 5 December 2019
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Understanding the SCA’s freedom of expression judgment

“The legislature may well have wanted to regulate hate speech as broadly as possible, but it has not done so with the necessary precision” explains Judge Navsa

By Tania Broughton - 2 December 2019
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Judge rules that Prisons Inspectorate must be given independence

Government must change law within two years so that the inspectorate’s funding is not controlled by the Department of Correctional Services

By Tania Broughton - 5 September 2019
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Mom loses court case but scores a bigger victory for Eastern Cape patients

Supreme Court of Appeal has called on health minister Zweli Mkhize to “urgently address” the dire situation at government hospitals in the Eastern Cape

By Tania Broughton - 16 August 2019
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Landmark silicosis settlement made order of court

“This agreement can never make full redress for the loss and harm suffered by gold mine workers and their families and communities over the last 100 years,” says judge

By Tania Broughton - 26 July 2019
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Community wins 20 year battle for school

Case goes to the heart of the fundamental rights of access to basic education guaranteed by the Constitution, says judge

By Tania Broughton - 18 July 2019