Civil Society Organidations lodge a complaint with the Electoral Commission of South Africa against the African Basic Movement

Civil Society Organidations lodge a complaint with the Electoral Commission of South Africa against the African Basic Movement

The complaint was lodged on Friday 19th October to the IEC. The IEC confirmed reciept of the complaint on Monday 22nd October stating that investigation into the registration of ABM is underway.

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Press statement on Operation Fiela

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…

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Violent riots further affirm the need to protect the right to health at Lindela—yet Home Affairs idles.

12 June 2012

On 28 May 2012, a group of organisations wrote to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to request that it urgently investigate the state of health and health care service provision at Lindela Repatriation Centre (Lindela).

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), SECTION27, Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR), and People against Suffering, Oppression and Poverty (PASSOP) requested a response from the SAHRC by 11 June 2012. To date, they have not received a response.

Recent reports of violent protests within Lindela add even further urgency and credence to the request and the need to ensure that health and health rights are protected. Therefore, the organisations are now making the request public.

Read the complete statement and the full request to the SAHRC by clicking “read more” below

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Statement on resolving the refugee crisis at the Central Methodist Church, Johannesburg

Statement on resolving the refugee crisis at the Central Methodist Church, Johannesburg.
The following organizations would like to express our grave concerns regarding the humanitarian crisis that faces homeless people, particularly Zimbabwean migrants, who are seeking shelter at the Central Methodist Church (CMC) in downtown Johannesburg.

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