Articles by Naib Mian

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Court battle over Cape Town asylum seekers

Scalabrini Centre wants Home Affairs Cape Town office to accept new applications by asylum seekers

By Naib Mian - 10 June 2016
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More than laws needed to change hateful attitudes

Outside of legislative channels, civil society is also combating homophobia in various ways

By Naib Mian - 10 June 2016
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Hopes and worries about hate crime legislation

The threat of violence against people because of their sexual orientation is not uncommon in South Africa, but will new laws help?

By Naib Mian - 9 June 2016
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Debate on future of Tafelberg property heats up

Affordable housing or private school? Deadline for submissions is 9 June

By Naib Mian - 6 June 2016
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Protesters demand UCT drops charges

Administration says those in violation of court order will be arrested

By Naib Mian - 1 June 2016
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“Milestone” for Langa old age home

Sizamile Foundation signs lease on City property

By Naib Mian - 27 May 2016
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Man taken to court after he films alleged police brutality

Saps watchdog recommends prosecution of constable

By Naib Mian - 18 May 2016
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Bread and jamming: a different approach to homeless people in Observatory

Friday night community sessions offer food and live music

By Naib Mian - 17 May 2016
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Medical experts question mayor giving platform to Patrick Holford

“Don’t follow Mbeki’s footsteps” says academic to Patricia de Lille

By Naib Mian - 10 May 2016
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Court settlement reached in Tafelberg case

But dispute over future of Sea Point property 'is by no means concluded'

By Naib Mian - 5 May 2016
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Hearing of contempt of court charge against Home Affairs postponed

Department accused of wasting money

By Naib Mian - 28 April 2016
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Moderate turnout for #ZumaMustFall march in Cape Town

Supporters from all major political parties, including ANC, participated

By Naib Mian - 28 April 2016
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Sewage leaks from Langa’s apartment blocks

Hundreds of people are living in abject conditions in City-maintained flats

Text by Naib Mian. Photos by Masixole Feni. - 26 April 2016
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Where do the children play? Lavender Hill’s derelict facilities

Residents call for upgrades to help end gangsterism

Text by Barbara Maregele. Photos by Naib Main. - 21 April 2016
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Imaginative gay rights campaign launched

Scalabrini hopes to change attitudes in immigrant communities

By Naib Mian - 19 April 2016
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Immigrant-owned shops looted in Dunoon

Cops accused of not being there to protect stores

By Naib Mian and Ashleigh Furlong - 18 April 2016