HUMAN RIGHTS

Reports reveal horrors of solitary confinement in prisons

Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services says this is a violation of the Constitution

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News | 18 January 2022

Eastern Cape villagers will have to wait 21 years for water, says municipality

OR Tambo Municipality says it will cost R10 billion

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News | 15 December 2021

Khayelitsha sexual offences court is fixed at last

Rape Crisis marks its six-year fight with a celebration

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Brief | 7 December 2021

Universal social security is now a matter of urgency

Government must implement a policy for either a basic income grant or a grant for unemployed people

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Opinion | 3 December 2021

Immigrants left out of Tshwane metro plans to relocate shack dwellers

“I have no idea where my family and I will go” says Zimbabwean man living in Pretoria informal settlement

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News | 1 December 2021

Long queues at Home Affairs in spite of minister’s promise

But provincial manager claims “Home Affairs has declared war on queues”

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Photo Essay | 29 November 2021

Law and power: the long road to equality for gay men

The 1998 “Sodomy Case” confirmed LGBTIQ rights at last

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Analysis | 29 November 2021

Concourt gives man go-ahead to file late road accident claim

Koos Jacobs was unable to lodge his claim within the prescribed three years due to mental incapacity from his injuries

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Law | 19 November 2021

“We rely on dams and crocodile-infested rivers for water”

Limpopo villagers with limited access to water picket at Union Buildings on Thursday

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News | 19 November 2021

JHB neighbourhoods battle without water

Water supplying company says it’s relying on residents without access to call them so a tanker can be dispatched

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News | 17 November 2021

Law and power: How a prisoner’s journey saved the lives of thousands

A look back at the battle for the rights of HIV-positive prisoners

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Analysis | 11 November 2021

India’s Supreme Court strikes a blow against the use of spyware

Ruling offers ways to hold governments and companies accountable

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Opinion | 10 November 2021

Toddler airlifted to hospital after falling into uncovered drain

Local farmworker movement plans to lay charges against farmer

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News | 5 November 2021

Scathing report released on Cape Town’s homeless policies

The more than 400-page report was compiled by The Inkathalo Conversations and commissioned by the City in 2020

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News | 4 November 2021

Immigrant children use art to show how prejudice hurts

“I have never been to the DRC. I speak Sesotho fluently and a bit of Afrikaans but I am treated very differently by my peers.”

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Photo Essay | 29 October 2021

Survivors of apartheid violations sleep outside Constitutional Court

They want government to pay them reparations they believe are owed to them

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News | 27 October 2021