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South Africa: Hidden from view: Community carers and HIV in ...
25 November 2011

Over the past two decades the HIV epidemic has had devastating effects on the health and well-being of communities in South Africa. In the last several ...

Document       AFR 53/005/2011

South Africa: 'Dark day' for free speech as secrecy bill is ...
22 November 2011

The South African parliament has passed a controversial secrecy bill which will put severe limitations on free speech.

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Amnesty International | South Africa: Controversial secrecy bill ...
22 November 2011

The South African parliament must quash a draconian secrecy bill, Amnesty International said today as the government votes on a proposed law which ...

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Amnesty International | South Africa: 'Dark day' for free speech ...
22 November 2011

The South African parliament's approval of a draconian secrecy bill which could see journalists and whistleblowers in prison for investigating state ...

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South Africa: Controversial secrecy bill could 'smother free ...
21 November 2011

A proposed secrecy bill could have severe consequences for freedom of expression in South Africa, if it is passed by parliament today.

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Amnesty International statement to African Commission on ...
11 October 2011

In this statement, Amnesty International focuses on the status of the death penalty in Africa and progress towards its abolition. Among the 53 State Parties ...

Document       IOR 63/005/2011

South Africa: Police failure to protect human rights activist ...
12 September 2011

AMNES TY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: AFR 53/002/2011. 12 September 2011. South Africa: Police ...

Public Statement       AFR 53/002/2011

Amnesty International tribute to Professor Kader Asmal
23 June 2011

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. 23 June 2011. AI Index: AFR 53/001/2011. Amnesty International tribute ...

Public Statement       AFR 53/001/2011

Make our rights law: Enforce economic, social and cultural ...
31 August 2010

Economic, social and cultural rights are enshrined in the universal Declaration of Human rights and in various treaties, including the International Covenant ...

Document       ACT 35/002/2010

Human rights concerns in South Africa during the World Cup ...
11 June 2010

As the spotlight focuses on the world's greatest football tournament, Amnesty International highlights some of the human rights issues facing the host ...

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