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Op-Ed: Wanted! Local Investors

First appeared on the Daily Maverick as “Wanted! Local investors in social justice” It is activists, clustered loosely under the rather meaningless term ‘civil society’, that provide intelligent, informed comment, counter-comment and critique of the actions of both government and the private…

Patient rights under the spotlight

MEDIA STATEMENT PATIENT GROUPS LAUNCH AMICUS CURIAE APPLICATION IN WESTERN CAPE HIGH COURT 17 June 2015 CAPE TOWN – On Thursday, 18 June 2015, the application launched by Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), South African Depression & Anxiety Group (SADAG) and…

Civil society march against corruption

Civil society and labour join forces to fight corruption and issue appeal for inclusive coalition to reject all corruption Massive marches planned to the union buildings and parliament on Wednesday 19 August   On 27 May 2015 President Jacob Zuma misused…

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR SLSJ GRADUATE

FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR SLSJ GRADUATE AT SECTION27: 2016 We are pleased to announce that applications are open for the Students for Law and Social Justice/SECTION27 Fellowship which will commence in January 2016 and end in December 2016. The Fellowship Programme…

Press statement on Operation Fiela

Press statement: Civil society organisations address media on the ongoing raids targeting foreign nationals Johannesburg, 12 May 2015 – The recent spate of xenophobic attacks and the subsequent crackdown of Operation Fiela-Reclaim (“clean sweep”), in a show of institutional xenophobia,…