HUMAN RIGHTS

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Farm workers accuse Department of Labour of neglect

Eastern Cape workers slam government for failing to uphold labour laws

By Joseph Chirume - 11 April 2019
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City ordered to compensate homeless for destruction of their possessions

Court found Johannesburg Metro police violated homeless people’s constitutional rights to dignity and privacy

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 8 April 2019
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Family of 10 left homeless after farm eviction

Ethical trade association to review Windmeul Kelder wine farm

By Barbara Maregele and Velani Ludidi - 29 March 2019
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Prisoner alleges beatings at Westville

“They cannot do worse to me than they already have” says inmate

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 27 March 2019
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Australian mining manager sued an employee for R200k. The court awarded him R200.

Mineral Commodities responds to GroundUp article

By GroundUp Staff - 20 March 2019
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Australian mining manager drops defamation claims against journalist

“I have always prided myself in writing objective and truthful articles” says Tossie Beukes

By John Yeld - 18 March 2019
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SANDF refuses to re-accommodate immigrants it evicted in Marievale

“They want to break my family apart,” says evictee

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 14 March 2019
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Challenge to apartheid-era Intimidation Act

Constitutional Court to rule on 1982 legislation

By Zoë Postman - 27 February 2019

Sex workers campaign for law to be changed

“It’s like any other type of work”

By Ashraf Hendricks and GroundUp Staff - 4 February 2019
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SANDF appeal against evicted Marievale residents dismissed

Pretoria High Court says application lacks merit and orders army to pay costs

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 1 February 2019
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Joburg prisoners claim department is violating court’s order to feed them properly

Correctional Services says it has complied with the order and denies any wrongdoing

By Ciaran Ryan - 28 January 2019
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Condemning Israel is not hate speech, Appeal Court finds

Finding against COSATU’s Bongani Masuku overturned

By Wilmien Wicomb - 6 December 2018
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N2 Highway: communities were not consulted, court told

Department of Environmental Affairs accused of unfair procedure

By Zoë Postman - 5 December 2018
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Does spanking children promote discipline or violence?

Constitutional Court reserves judgment on corporal punishment in private homes

By Zoë Postman - 30 November 2018
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Call for dam to be fenced after child drowns

Open dams in Cofimvaba have claimed several lives

By Yamkela Ntshongwana - 23 November 2018
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10 taps for 1,000 families in Wallacedene

Broken drains, blocked toilets, filthy water in the streets

By Vincent Lali - 20 November 2018