Cape cops arrested for brutal attack

2014-03-08 17:00

The two police officers who allegedly kicked and punched a naked man in Cape Town have been arrested.

Mandela was a true hero - Eastern Cape premier

2013-12-06 20:27

Eastern Cape Premier Noxolo Kiviet says former president Nelson Mandela will be remembered as a true hero.

SAHRC welcomes refugee ruling

2013-03-20 07:19

The SA Human Rights Commission has welcomed a court ruling that the department of home affairs must re-open a refugee reception office in central Cape Town by July.

Cosatu: Farmers dividing workers

2012-11-20 17:59

Farm owners in the Western Cape are trying to divide workers and provoke xenophobia in the province, Cosatu and Passop say.

SAHRC: Home affairs violates foreigners' rights

2012-11-03 17:30

The SAHRC has accused the department of home affairs of violating the rights of foreigners at the Lindela Repatriation Centre in the West Rand.

ANC's spaza shop proposal condemned

2012-06-25 12:35

A civil rights organisation has condemned an ANC proposal to curtail township spaza shops owned by foreigners.

Home affairs not probing queue death

2012-01-26 14:22

The home affairs department says it won't be investigating a death at its Cape Town refugee centre, despite claims that guards wouldn't let the man jump the queue until it was too late.

Act against xenophobia: Passop

2011-06-20 12:37

The ANC should act "decisively" against party members linked to xenophobic violence, says rights group Passop.

Extend Zim amnesty period - Passop

2010-09-29 18:07

The December 31 amnesty deadline for Zimbabweans living in South Africa illegally must be extended, says Passop.

Passop condemns Zim deportation

2010-09-02 21:39

Cabinet's decision to resume deportation of Zimbabweans is tantamount to a death sentence, the refugee rights organisation Passop has said.

Passop want Zille to apologise

2009-11-19 20:15

The De Doorns xenophobia victims will remain camped out on a sports field in the town for the weekend.


Cape Town cops suspended over attack

2014-03-07 18:25

The police officers who allegedly kicked and punched a naked man in Cape Town will be suspended pending an investigation.


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Dept warns on immigrant workers

2012-11-22 17:00

The department of home affairs warned employers against taking on illegal immigrants.

Case against home affairs withdrawn

2012-11-15 20:41

An application to prevent the home affairs department from violating the rights of foreigners has been withdrawn, director general Mkuseli Apleni says.

Gay asylum seekers speak of discrimination

2012-06-27 14:33

Gay African asylum seekers struggle to find work and battle homophobic discrimination in South Africa, the continent's only nation to allow same-sex marriage, a report shows.

Info bill unconstitutional - George Bizos

2012-03-12 22:42

Veteran human rights lawyer George Bizos argues in a submission to Parliament that the protection of state information bill is unconstitutional on several counts.

Respect Zimbabweans in SA, Passop urges

2011-06-27 20:54

Zimbabweans in South Africa should receive access to basic rights and services without prejudice, People Against Suffering Oppression and Poverty says.

100 000 still waiting for Zim passports

2011-01-05 12:00

An estimated 100 000 Zimbabweans still need passports to enable them to receive permits to stay in South Africa, an organisation says.

Passop condemns Zim deportation

2010-09-02 22:35

Cabinet's decision to resume deportation of Zimbabweans is tantamount to a death sentence, the refugee rights organisation Passop has said.

Xenophobia fears escalate

2010-07-06 09:31

Many foreigners living in the Western Cape have left their homes and quit their jobs amid widespread rumours that xenophobic attacks will take place after the World Cup.

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