+ Treatment Action Campaign

An open letter

Democracy is about more than just voting. It’s about how we participate in our society, how we exercise our constitutional rights, including our right to protest and the freedom we have to express ourselves. It’s said by some that those…

TAC’s Quest for Equality

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) has been recognised as one of the most effective social movements in post-apartheid South Africa. Among other things, it is responsible for the world’s largest programme to provide anti-retroviral treatment to people with HIV through…

Copyright Amendment Bill 2015

SECTION27’s submission to the Department of Trade and Industry on the Copyright Amendment Bill 2015 SECTION27’s primary interest in intellectual property policy and law reform flows from its understanding of the manner and extent to which patent protection has been…

Free state: Of Gatherings, Rights and Death

Gatherings Act of 1993 It’s a difficult thing to get one’s head around. That in 2015, 21 years into this democracy people can still be arrested and prosecuted under an apartheid law. According to the Bill of Rights, everybody has…