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LRC South Africa Sep 5
comes to an end. Thank you to everyone who participated and supported our Twitter efforts. Shout out to the organisations which took part and actively engaged in robust debates and self-reflection. Thank you to for hosting us.
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CALS Sep 5
Replying to @CALS_ZA
Runciman: Tactical Response Teams are being used to police protests. They are not supposed to do crowd control. They are a paramilitary units. That's the kind of unit that reaches for their guns first and asks questions later
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Public Interest Law Sep 4
Invited guests at the Book Launch of “ ​​Public Interest Litigation in South Africa”, by
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EE Law Centre Sep 4
Lunga Siyo from the Johannesburg Bar says the public interest law sector has more to do in utilizing financial claims to hold private actors to account for rights violations
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CALS Sep 5
Replying to @CALS_ZA
Runciman: Restriction on the is not only on unemployed people. New labour law amendments will restrict workers' rights to strike and move them far away from work places. This is a combined attack on the working class
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EE Law Centre Sep 4
We are hosting a session at now on access to justice and claims for financial compensation. Sheena Swemmer from says it is crucial to give clients the chance to be heard by the systems that have failed them.
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LawyersHumanRights Sep 5
Replying to @Zwncube
. "every child has a right to a nationality, and political manifesto's must focus on this"
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LRC South Africa Sep 5
- would like to see childhood poverty addressed - increase grant & improve nutrition. Prevention of sexual violence against children. Need to lift barriers to birth registration. Children in conflict with law - reconsider regulations
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Suraya Pillay Sep 3
Education is key in addressing the issue of Xenophobia
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LawyersHumanRights Sep 5
Replying to @Zwncube
. the issue of detention is also not looked into enough, we want political parties to look at overcrowding and torture
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Tshepo Skosana Sep 5
'Civil society is a critical part of government.' Mark Heywood
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#MamaOle Sep 4
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Tshepo Skosana Sep 5
'The law (and the courts) should reflect womens lived realities.'
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CALS Sep 5
Replying to @CALS_ZA
Runciman: Private security being used to respond to protest is a real problem. We need to respond to it as academics and practitioners
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LRC South Africa Sep 5
raising issues around education - std of school infrastructure; funding of education must be equalised; school safety must be improved; early grade literacy is in crisis; quality of education must be grappled with
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SERI Sep 5
Section27: Understaffing in health facilities is a serious concern. 3 out of 4 specialist posts in Limpopo are currently vacant.
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Wayne Ncube Sep 4
's Michael Clement, Free State Centre for Human Rights Prof Daniel Brand & Mpule Pheto of the Wilgespruit Community discussing legal solutions for Mining affected communities at
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SECTION27 Sep 5
.: lobbying is messy, given our intersectional struggles. eg, the deputy minister of police came out in support for the decrim of sex work. However, he also said xenophobic things. Many sex workers are migrants. How do we handle such contradictions?
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Lorenzo Wakefield Sep 4
. speaking truths on what transformation in the Public Interest Law Sector really mean. “Transformation is not an event. It’s a process.” We’re not here to set black & women lawyers up for failure.
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Thabang Nthabi Pooe Sep 5
CCL looks at children: calling for increasing value of child support grant; prioritize the removal of barriers to birth registration; child justice ...need to review age of criminal capacity
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