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Tuesday, 3 November 2009 - 11:25

Central Methodist Church, Lawyers for Human Rights and others launch a court application to prevent arrests of Johannesburg poor and homeless for "loitering”; challenge the constitutionality of the city’s “loitering” by-law; and compel government to engage meaningfully with the poor seeking refuge in and around the church.

 

LEGAL CHALLENGE TO JOHANNESBURG’S WAR ON THE URBAN POOR

CENTRAL METHODIST CHURCH, LAWYERS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND OTHERS LAUNCH
COURT APPLICATION TO –

PREVENT ARRESTS OF JOHANNESBURG POOR AND HOMELESS FOR “LOITERING”;
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Friday, 30 October 2009 - 10:29
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Joint statement by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and AIDS Law Project (ALP)

30 October 2009

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Friday, 30 October 2009 - 10:03

Yesterday, President Jacob Zuma made one of the most important speeches in the history of AIDS in South Africa. In front of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), he unequivocally acknowledged the devastation of AIDS on our country. With this speech state-supported AIDS denialism has been banished. The Treatment Action Campaign welcomes the ushering in of...

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Friday, 30 October 2009 - 10:02

Yesterday, President Jacob Zuma made one of the most important speeches in the history of AIDS in South Africa. In front of the National Council of Provinces (NCOP), he unequivocally acknowledged the devastation of AIDS on our country. With this speech state-supported AIDS denialism has been banished. The Treatment Action Campaign welcomes the ushering in of this new era, almost exactly ten years since former President Mbeki made a speech that...

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Monday, 26 October 2009 - 17:02

This is a letter written by Nathan Geffen in response to some public health advocates who say that AIDS funding has been detrimental to public health.

Click here to read yet another article promoting a line of thought given credence by Roger England in 2007 in the BMJ. England argued that too much money was being spent on AIDS, to the detriment of public health systems.

You might think that because two members of the AIDS establishment, Alan Whiteside and Daniel Halperin, are quoted in...

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