All Press Releases

7 October 2007
Constitutional Court confirms Equality Court decision on the right of a learner to wear a nosestud in recognition of the right to religious and cultural freedom.
1 October 2007
Lawyers for Human Rights releases report on" Protecting Minors from harmful content via mobile phones".
2 August 2007
Lawyers for Human Rights responds to the Department of Home Affairs' press release stating that "virtually no people from Zimbabwe have applied for asylum" in 2007.
5 July 2007
Lawyers for Human Rights condemns the spate of arbitrary arrests of foreign migrants by SAPS officials.
29 June 2007
Lawyers for Human Rights supports a statement issued by Amnesty International and Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights stating that human rights issues must be at the centre of any dialogue between the Government of Zimbabwe and the MDC.
20 June 2007
The Consortium for Refugees and Migrants publishes its annual report entitled " Protecting Refugees and Asylum Seekers in South Africa".
30 May 2007
Lawyers for Human Rights welcomes the judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal this morning in the case of Tswelopele v City of Tshwane and the Minister of Safety and Security (case 303/06).  In March 2006, officials of the Tshwane Metro and the SAPS were involved in an illegal eviction of squatters in the Moreletta Park area. Not only did they evict the informal dwellers without any court order,...
26 February 2007
The Dept of Health confirms that persons do not require an identity document in order to access Anti Retroviral Treatment (ART).
30 January 2007
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) strongly condemns the heavy-handed and unlawful actions of members of the South African Police Service against foreign nationals in South Africa. A recent example that was brought to our attention was the arrest of a prominent member of civil society in South Africa. On Friday, 26 January 2007 Emmanuel Hlabangani, a senior consultant with Crisis in Zimbabwe...
28 January 2007
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) strongly condemns the heavy-handed and unlawful actions of members of the South African Police Service against foreign nationals in South Africa.  A recent example that was brought to our attention was the arrest of a prominent member of civil society in South Africa. On Friday, 26 January 2007 Emmanuel Hlabangani, a senior consultant with Crisis in Zimbabwe...