South Africa

Convention on the Rights of the Child: Concluding observations on the second periodic report of South Africa**

The Committee considered the second periodic report of South Africa (CRC/C/ZAF/2) at its 2141st and 2142nd meetings (see CRC/C/SR.2141 and 2142), held on 19 September 2016, and adopted the present concluding observations at its 2160th meeting (see CRC/C/SR.2160), held on 30 September 2016.

Childhood Statelessness in South Africa

Childhood statelessness in South Africa is a generally unaddressed, largely preventable, but growing phenomenon.

Queue Here for Corruption: Measuring Irregularities in South Africa’s Asylum System

The report “Queue Here for Corruption: Measuring Irregularities in South Africa’s Asylum System” comes as SA grapples with xenophobic violence, incoherent changes to the country’s immigration policies and dubious attempts by  various spheres of government to address these issues.

LHR files high court challenge against Operation Fiela-Reclaim

The urgent high court application to interdict the government from continuing with Operation Fiela-Reclaim raids unless legislative provisions are adhered to has been removed from the urgent roll in the high court in Pretoria.

2013 annual report

The 2013 annual report highlights some of LHR's most noteworthy cases and interventions.

Promoting Citizenship and Preventing Statelessness in South Africa: A Practitioner’s Guide

The Guide was drafted with the intention of aiding attorneys, paralegals and social workers in promoting access to citizenship and combating statelessness in the country. The guide is a collection of lessons learned in our effort to assist clients in accessing nationality. The guide is hoped to assist in demystifying the current legal framework relating to nationality and statelessness and will provide tools to play an active role in the ongoing reform of this field of law.

Immigration Directive no 32 of 2014

Administration of Zimbabwean nationals on special dispensation permits

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