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21 March 2019
(Press release)
This year marks 40 years of Lawyers for Human Rights providing free legal services to marginalised individuals & communities in South Africa in order to help deepen democracy and facilitate access to justice for all. This Human Rights Day, help celebrate our history and ensure the future of LHR by donating to support our work. Despite South Africa’s renowned and progressive Constitution...
29 January 2019
(News)
LHR is an independent human rights organisation with a four-decade track record in human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. We offer human rights activists and lawyers an exciting and challenging work environment covering a wide range of social justice issues.  We are committed to transformation of the sector.  LHR is inviting applications for the position...
29 January 2019
(Press release)
On 30 January 2019, the Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa in Pretoria (“the High Court”) will hand down judgment on the matter between Somali Association & 8 Others v The Refugee Appeal Board & 6 Others in an application to review and set aside eight decisions of the Refugee Appeal Board (“RAB”) in which it dismissed the applicants’ asylum...