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Landmark Con Court Nkandla Ruling

CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RULING AFFIRMS THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF ALL CHAPTER 9 INSTITUTIONS   1 APRIL 2016 SECTION27 welcomes the landmark ruling of the Constitutional Court in  Economic Freedom Fighters and Democratic Alliance v Speaker of the National Assembly and…

Zuma breached constitutional obligations

You can read the full Nkandla judgment here. Chief justice Mogoeng Mogoeng delivered his judgment in the Nkandla case in the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Thursday morning. The Chief Justice said the judgment‚ which he had written‚ was unanimous. He…

SLSJ/SECTION27 Internship

Students for Law and Social Justice and SECTION27 present the June Vacation Internship Programme Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ) is a South African students organisation dedicated to protecting human rights, preventing discrimination and promoting social justice and the…

HELEN SUZMAN FOUNDATION RAID

NGO STATEMENT ON HELEN SUZMAN FOUNDATION RAID 22 March 2016 On Sunday afternoon the Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) offices in Parktown, Johannesburg were the target of a military-style raid. Those conducting the raid clearly knew what they were looking for:…

The Johannesburg Declaration

A civil society declaration on the UN Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Access to Medicines March 17 2016 The UN system – and governments and people around the world – are poised on the threshold of a historic opportunity to redress…