HUMAN RIGHTS

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State surveillance a threat to journalism

Laws are being abused by corrupt state officials to spy on reporters for doing their jobs

By Murray Hunter - 9 March 2018
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Zimbabwean children repatriated

Court sides with Department of Social Development against parents

By Tariro Washinyira - 7 March 2018
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Court battle over Zimbabwean children in SA custody

Parents seek urgent interdict to stop deportation

By Tariro Washinyira - 1 March 2018
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Court bid to reinstate SADC Tribunal

Judgment expected on Thursday

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 28 February 2018
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Farm workers picket wine festival

Lack of clean drinking water and toilets in the vineyards

By Barbara Maregele - 27 February 2018
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Zimbabwean parent denied access to her child

Advocate says Department of Social Development has no right to keep the children from being with their families

By Tariro Washinyira - 22 February 2018
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Police target immigrant sex workers in Gauteng

We are only following orders from Home Affairs, say police

By Kimberly Mutandiro - 12 February 2018

Home Affairs has backlog of 140,000 refugee status appeals

Official admits to rampant corruption at refugee centres

By Zoë Postman - 9 February 2018
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Landmark court ruling on protests is a victory for citizens

Right to freedom of assembly gives a voice to the voiceless, says Court

By Ohene Yaw Ampofo-Anti - 5 February 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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Gay men beaten in church

“He took a huge stick and started beating me”

By Nompendulo Ngubane - 31 January 2018
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Abortions: women don’t know where to go

Right to terminate pregnancy is limited by poor information

By Bongiwe Gumede - 29 January 2018
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Apartheid-era gatherings act declared unconstitutional

Victory for Social Justice Coalition after protest

By Barbara Maregele - 24 January 2018
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Police shut down immigrant shops

We use the shop to survive because we are both jobless, says shopkeeper

By Vincent Lali - 8 January 2018
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Victory for women in polygamous marriages

Constitutional Court recognises their property rights

By Safura Abdool Karim - 7 December 2017