Working for access to quality public healthcare in South Africa since 1998
14 Oct 2010

Reject Abahlali base Mjondolo’s call for violence and chaos! Masingavumeli ikhwelo laBahlali base Mjondolo lokuthi kubekho ungaziphathi kakuhle ekuhlaleni!

COSATU Khayelitsha, The Treatment Action Campaign, the Social Justice Coalition and Equal Education have for years worked seriously in Khayelitsha and elsewhere. We have never advocated stone-throwing or promoted violence. Our members work patiently, educate themselves and build local leadership...

14 Oct 2010

Why it is important for Africa and China that Human Rights Activist Liu Xiabo won the Nobel Peace Prize

Liu Xiabo is Chinese human rights campaigner, a poet and a literary critic. He is one of the authors of Charter 08, a petition calling for freedom, equality, democracy and constitutional rule in China, including a new constitution, an independent judiciary, the election of public officials and a...

8 Oct 2010

Rich donors have failed the Global Fund: Lives will unnecessarily be lost

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 (New York City, USA)— The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) today said the funding shortfall from donors to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria at this week´s Replenishment meeting taking place in New York means lives will be lost in countries like Sout...

30 Sep 2010

TAC District Newsletters – Quarter 2

    Click here to see district newsletters for the period June – August 2010

27 Sep 2010

JOIN OUR ACTIONS FOR FULL REPLENISHMENT OF THE GLOBAL FUND

TAC and partners are participating in the global week of action, calling on governments to ensure full replenishment of the global fund. For more details on the global week of action, go to http://www.globalfundreplenishment.org/global-week-of-action/ In Pretoria, we will be targeting the Italian...

23 Sep 2010

KHAYELITSHA COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS DEMAND SAFETY, SECURITY AND EQUAL ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOR ALL

Today, we protest the incompetence, inefficiency and injustice of the agencies charged with ensuring the safety and security of all people in South Africa. We demand real and sustained action to build safe communities and ensure justice for victims of crime. We are brought together by the case of...

22 Sep 2010

Replenish or MDGs will perish

Activists to call a Day of Action on Tuesday September 28 in at least 20 African cities, and supported by groups around the world, to fully fund the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Maternal health and child mortality Millennium Development Goals in many countries can only be ...

22 Sep 2010

Khayelitsha Organisations to Stage Picket for Improved Access to Justice and Safety – 10h45, 23 September 2010

The Social Justice Coalition, Treatment Action Campaign, Equal Education, Free Gender, AIDS Legal Network, Luleka Lisizwe and Triangle Project are community-based organisations located in Khayelitsha, Cape Town. Our organisations seek to address wide-ranging problems faced by our members – from i...

20 Sep 2010

CHINESE HIV POSITIVE ACTIVIST TIAN XI TO GO ON TRIAL ON TRUMPED UP CHARGES

CALL FOR THE DROPPING OF CHARGES AND HIS IMMEDIATE RELEASE On September 21st 2010 Chinese activist Tian Xi will go on trial in Henan Province charged with “suspicion of intentional destruction to property.” Tian Xi is HIV positive and was infected with HIV as a child as a result of a blood transf...

16 Sep 2010

UNIVERSAL ACCESS TO AIDS SERVICES BY 2010 OR A LOOMING GLOBAL EMERGENCY FOR AIDS FUNDING?

A call to action by the Treatment Action Campaign The Global Fund will hold its third Voluntary Replenishment Conference on 4-5 October. Governments and donors must ensure that sufficient funding is made available to the Global Fund to support universal access to HIV and TB treatment, preventio...

10 Aug 2010

Social Justice Organisations denounce the arrest of Sunday Times journalist, Mzilikazi wa Afrika

This week Mzilikazi wa Afrika, a Sunday Times journalist, was arrested in Rosebank Johannesburg. The circumstances, manner and cause of his arrest all seem to point to intimidation by the state and attempts to suppress freedom of expression. The right to free expression and freedom of the press a...

2 Aug 2010

ETV must stop airing dangerous Christ Embassy commercials

ETV is promoting quackery by airing Christ Embassy’s weekly info commercial at 7:30 on Sunday mornings. During the commercial the pastor who runs the church claims to faith-heal a number of diseases including cancer, heart disease and arthritis. Christ Embassy’s website claims that Pastor Chris O...