Lawyers for Human Rights videos
Over the last two decades, thousands of Somalis fleeing civil war have migrated to South Africa, a country that grants freedom of movement to asylum seekers and refugees and the right to study or work. Many, like Abdul Abdullah a 27-year-old Somali refugee, support themselves by running small grocery stores in townships and informal settlements. But their status as foreigners leaves them vulnerable to violent crime and xenophobic attack. IRIN's latest film "Living under siege" tells Abdul's story.
Paul Holden, one of the so-called arms deal critics says failure by the former chief of acquisition at defence, Chippy Shaik, to testify at the inquiry probing the multi-billion rand armaments contract - will be a "travesty of justice".
Identity theft has once again reared its ugly head after it emerged that terror accused Samantha Lewthwaite fraudulently used a South African travel document when planning the deadly Nairobi Mall attack.
Former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein says the arms deal opened the doors to corruption in South Africa's government. Feinstein resigned from Parliament in 2001, when the ANC refused to investigate the matter.
Special Assignment received reports that children were being separated from their mothers when taken to the Lindela repatriation facility.
A look at the work done by the Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme.
Women working and living on farms have to make do with the very basics of necessity. On some farms you will find no electricity or running water and it's up to these women to make do with these circumstances.