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Blog: South Africa's townships still not safe for gay, lesbian ...
5 October 2012

An activist in KwaThema township describes how the murder of lesbians in her community provoked anger and fear.

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Amnesty International | South Africa: Marikana Inquiry must be ...
26 September 2012

The powers and ability of the Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the deaths of 44 people near Lonmin's Marikana mine in August must be ...

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South Africa's Marikana Inquiry must be enabled to operate ...
26 September 2012

The powers and ability of the Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the deaths of 44 people near Lonmin's Marikana mine in August must be ...

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South Africa: Amnesty International encouraged by initial ...
21 September 2012

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. AI Index: AFR 53/005/2012. 21 September 2012. South Africa: Amnesty ...

Public Statement       AFR 53/005/2012

South Africa: Protect economic, social and cultural rights for all ...
1 September 2012

Postcard       AFR 53/004/2012

Amnesty International | South Africa: Judge must oversee ...
17 August 2012

A judge must oversee any investigation into the deaths of 34 people after South African police opened fire on protesting miners at the Marikana mine ...

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South Africa: Judge must oversee probe into mine protest ...
17 August 2012

A judge must oversee any investigation into the deaths of 34 people after South African police opened fire on protesting miners at the Marikana mine ...

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Landmark ruling confirms South Africa cannot deport people ...
27 July 2012

Court says a State that has abolished the death penalty cannot hand over an individual to another State if there is a risk of the death penalty being used ...

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Amnesty International | Landmark ruling confirms South Africa ...
27 July 2012

A ruling by South Africa's highest court has confirmed the deportation of two individuals to Botswana cannot go ahead because if deported they face ...

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Amnesty International | South Africa: Police arrests are a ...
21 June 2012

The arrests in South Africa of members of a police unit allegedly linked to numerous unlawful killings and incidents of torture is a breakthrough in fighting ...

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