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4 June 2018
LHR hosted a workshop on mine closures, their impacts on affected communities, and strategies for community responses. The workshop is organised and will be facilitated by Lawyers for Human Rights (“LHR”) and the International Federation for Human Rights (“FIDH”) for communities affected by recent mine closures or likely to be so affected by the recent announcements of...
9 April 2018
In our pursuit to making rights real, we bring to you our plans and activities for the week. This is done, in so that the public, media and our partners are always aware of our cases and advocacy activities. We hope that this is not only informative but encourages everyone to contribute towards our goal, which is making rights real.    10 April 2018 The Gender Equality programme...
19 March 2018
The Week Ahead 19-23 March 2018 In our pursuit to making rights real, we bring to you our plans and activities for the week. This is done, in so that the public, media and our partners are always aware of our cases and advocacy activities. We hope that this is not only informative but encourages everyone to contribute towards our goal, which is making rights real.   19 March 2018 The matter...
12 March 2018
In our pursuit to making rights real, we bring to you our plans and activities for the week. This is done, in so that the public, media and our partners are always aware of our cases and advocacy activities. We hope that this is not only informative but encourages everyone to contribute towards our goal, which is making rights real.   13 March 2018 The Socio Economic Rights project will be...
5 March 2018
In our pursuit to making rights real, we bring to you our plans and activities for the week. This is done, in so that the public, media and our partners are always aware of our cases and advocacy activities. We hope that this is not only informative but encourages everyone to contribute towards our goal, which is making rights real.   5 March 2018 Today our Upington Office attended the #...
26 February 2018
LHR is an independent human rights organisation with a four-decade track record in human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. We offer human rights activists and lawyers an exciting and challenging work environment covering a wide range of social justice issues.   LHR is inviting applications for the position of project officer to work on a project to build...
19 February 2018
In our pursuit to making rights real, we bring to you our plans and activities for the week. This is done, in so that the public, media and our partners are always aware of our cases and advocacy activities. We hope that this is not only informative but encourages everyone to contribute towards our goal, which is making rights real.   19 February 2018 Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) appeared...
12 February 2018
In our pursuit to making rights real, we bring to you our plans and activities for the week. This is done, in so that the public, media and our partners are always aware of our cases and advocacy activities. We hope that this is not only informative but encourages everyone to contribute towards our goal, which is making rights real.   13 February 2018 Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) will...
8 February 2018
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) made a submission to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on the occasion of its national hearing on social cohesion and xenophobia in South Africa. The following recommendations were made: Recommendation 1: Accountability and ethical leadership at all levels. Leadership at all levels when making public statements must do so in a manner which...
2 February 2018
LHR is an independent human rights organisation with a thirty-nine-year track record of human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. We offer human rights lawyers an exciting and challenging work environment covering a wide range of social justice issues.   LHR is inviting applications from law graduates with an interest in human rights law and public interest...