Wednesday, 21 July 2010 - 13:29

On 16 July 2010 Tzaneen Branches/ Mariveni/ Kgapane/ Khujwani/Dani/ Joppie/ Ramalema/ Mogapeng had a sexual offence campaign /march/ to support a rape case for sentence for a father who raped his step daughter. It was a follow up on this rape case as we started this follow up from March until now. About 96 People attended together with our partner organization profound group. The case was postponed to 18 July. We will continue to support the prosecution of this case.

Nkowa Nkowa at Ritavi Magistrate Court

On 16 July 2010 Tzaneen Branches/ Mariveni/ Kgapane/ Khujwani/Dani/...

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Wednesday, 21 July 2010 - 12:22


Click on the link to see all of the TAC district newsletters for March - May 2010.

Ekurhuleni Newsletter

Gert Sibande Newsletter

Khayelitsha Newsletter

Lusikisiki Newsletter


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Thursday, 15 July 2010 - 14:44


Doctor Arash Alaei and Doctor Kamiar Alaei, two well-known Iranian physicians and HIV/AIDS leaders, were detained in June 2008 by Iranian authorities. The physicians, who are brothers, were held in Tehran’s notorious Evin prison for over six months without charges or trial. On December 31, 2008, a one-day, closed-door trial was held, in which the brothers were tried as conspirators working with an “enemy government” to overthrow the government of Iran. They were also tried at that time on unspecified other charges which neither they nor their lawyer were allowed to know, see the...

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Wednesday, 14 July 2010 - 13:37

Joint statement by the Social Justice Coalition (SJC), Equal Education (EE) and the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC).


Regular reports of widespread xenophobic criminal activity began reaching us on Sunday evening. Since then, we have learnt of at least 15 incidents in Khayelitsha, all of which have been reported to Khayelitsha Police and the Disaster Management Centre.

We are most distressed by Government’s failure to acknowledge the xenophobic nature of recent attacks and by extension address the fear...

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Thursday, 8 July 2010 - 11:10

The Southern African HIV Clinicians Society and the Treatment Action Campaign support the implementation of a country-wide voulantary male medical circumcision (VMMC) programme. Male medical circumcision reduces the risk of heterosexual men contracting HIV and the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).


The success of VMMC is dependent on public confidence in the programme's safety. We are therefore deeply concerned that a Malaysian company, Taramedic Corporation, and its South African partner, Carpe Diem Enterprises, are aggressively marketing a...

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