The illegal clinical trials of Matthias Rath exposed.
We meet HIV positive prisoners.
Our constitution states that discrimination on the basis of one’s gender, sexual orientation and any unfair discrimination is not acceptable and yet by not employing people living with HIV or AIDS, the South African National Defence Force continues to discriminate against people living with HIV. The SANDF is exempt from key legislation which is the basis of South Africa’s non-discriminatory policy on HIV/AIDS. The support group debated and questioned why the law allows this kind of discrimination to continue in the South African Defence Force.
The Constitutional Court ruling and its implementation.
In this episode of Beat It! broadcast we looked at the victory for People Living with HIV/AIDS in the Constitutional Court. The court ruled that pre-employment testing was discriminatory and therefore unconstitutional.
The Human Rights section looks at the discriminatory practices of the South African National Defence Force.
The first of a series of Human Rights inserts.