Detainees' rights violated - SAHRC

2014-09-18 20:48

The right to health care of detainees at the Lindela Repatriation Centre are being violated, according to a report released by the SA Human Rights Commission.

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.


Home affairs studies Lindela detention ruling

2014-08-29 17:20

The home affairs department is studying the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg's ruling that detaining migrants for an extended period at the Lindela Repatriation Centre is unlawful.

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.

LGBTI refugees face challenges in SA

Homosexuality is illegal in 38 African countries. Many LGBTI Africans seek asylum in South Africa, but when they arrive they face new challenges. Watch this video to learn more.

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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Case against home affairs withdrawn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.

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