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21 November 2016
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. 21 November 2016 The Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme (RMRP...
14 November 2016
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.   14 November 2016 Michael Clements, the Environmental...
9 November 2016
9 November 2016   Dear Honourable Ministers Nkoana-Mashabane and Masutha, Ambassador Mxakato-Diseko, and Honourable Members of the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation   A CALL TO UPHOLD CONSTITUTIONAL COMMITMENTS AND TO VOTE AGAINST THE RESOLUTION TO SUSPEND THE WORK OF UN EXPERT ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION AND GENDER IDENTITY   We are deeply...
7 November 2016
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.   07 November 2016 This week Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR...
31 October 2016
The announcement made today by the Head of the National Prosecuting Authority, Adv. Shaun Abrahams, to withdraw the fraud charges against Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan, Oupa Magashule and Ivan Pillay shows just how important it remains for civil society to stand united against state capture and the abuse of our constitutional institutions.  The Constitution requires that the NPA act...
31 October 2016
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.   31 October 2016 The Refugee and Migrant Rights...
24 October 2016
The Week Ahead (24- 28 October 2016)   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.   24...
17 October 2016
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.   18 October 2016 The Refugee and Migrant Rights...
17 October 2016
The Lesetlheng Village Community court battle with Pilanesberg Platinum Mine (PPM) which has since brought an eviction application against it. The mine bases its application on the claim that the informal land rights (if any) held by the community over the farm were extinguished when the Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela tribe in 2008 resolved to enter into a surface lease agreement with IBMR. The mine...
10 October 2016
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.   Our Activities for the week: 10 October 2016...