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Tuesday, 10 June 2008 - 14:05

At about 1am in the morning on 10 June, the Cape High Court ordered the City of Cape Town to make available community halls to temporarily settle "displaced foreigners". The interdict was obtained by the Premier of the Western Cape. The TAC wrote a supporting affidavit.

At about 1am in the morning on 10 June, the Cape High Court ordered the City of Cape Town to make available community halls to temporarily settle "displaced foreigners".  The interdict was obtained by the Premier of the Western...

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Monday, 9 June 2008 - 11:26

Gregg Gonsalves of ARASA has delivered a hard-hitting speech at UNGASS, rebutting the arguments of conservative public health officials who claim that over-expenditure on AIDS ignores other developing world health needs.

2008 High Level Meeting on AIDS General Assembly, United Nations, New York

AIDS: A Multigenerational Challenge – Providing a Robust and Long Term Response

By Gregg Gonsalves
AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA) and the Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS (GNP+)

11 June 2008,  11h30-13h00, Conference Room 4...

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Sunday, 8 June 2008 - 23:01

A tragedy is unfolding as people who fled xenophobic terror now face the uncaring machinery of the state. Most camps and shelters in which displaced people are staying fall below international humanitarian standards.

  • Camp must be closed immediately and the City and Province must open facilities in communities, especially the city centre and suburbs, to shelter people. Reintegration efforts are a priority.

  • President must give the United Nations a mandate to assist refugees who wish to repatriate to their own country or a third one.

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Sunday, 8 June 2008 - 23:01

A tragedy is unfolding as people who fled xenophobic terror now face the uncaring machinery of the state. Most camps and shelters in which displaced people are staying fall below international humanitarian standards.

  • Camp must be closed immediately and the City and Province must open facilities in communities, especially the city centre and suburbs, to shelter people. Reintegration efforts are a priority.

  • President must give the United Nations a mandate to assist refugees who wish to repatriate to their own country or a third one.

    ...
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