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Sunday, 25 May 2008 - 17:47

We plan to run the following advertisement in major national newspapers. Sign your name to support this campaign. We are also asking prominent South Africans to sign up.

Who will protect me when someone comes to do me harm?

Stop the Violence!

If I allow Zimbabweans, Somalians, Mozambicans or any immigrants or refugees to be killed, robbed or hurt, who will protect me when someone comes to do me harm? We are all part of some group: Xhosa, Zulu, Indian, Jewish, Muslim, Lesbian, Gay, Coloured, White and Black… any of us can be attacked. The attacks on refugees and...

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Friday, 23 May 2008 - 07:00

This memorandum will be handed over today at a march in Cape Town.

This memorandum will be handed over today at a march in Cape Town.

 

Mr Charles Nqakula

Minister of Safety and Security
Mail: Private Bag X463, PRETORIA, 0001
Private Bag X9080, CAPE TOWN, 8000
Street: Wachthuis, 7th Floor, 231 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA
9th Floor, Room 915, 120 Plein Street, CAPE TOWN
Tel: (012) 393 2810 / 11
Fax: (012) 393 2812

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Thursday, 22 May 2008 - 12:34

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) and the TAC have made a submission to the Department of Health on the Draft Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill, 2008. Unless our substantive concerns are addressed, we will take steps to stop this bill from being enacted.

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) and the TAC have made a submission to the Department of Health on the Draft Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Bill, 2008. Unless our substantive concerns are addressed, we will take steps to stop this bill from being enacted. As we state in the submission:

Its...

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Wednesday, 21 May 2008 - 08:34

Since Sunday 11 May 2008, xenophobic violence has swept through Gauteng. Beginning in Alexandra, the violence rapidly spread to two dozen communities across the province, including the inner city of Johannesburg. At least 23 people have been confirmed dead, hundreds injured and more than 7000 people dispossessed and displaced. So far the Western Cape has not experienced the levels of violence witnessed in Gauteng. But we have seen isolated attacks against foreign nationals, and have received information on further planned attacks. A meeting of over 20 civil society organizations was held...

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