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.
Administration of Zimbabwean nationals on special dispensation permits
The South African Human Rights Commission's investigative report into conditions of detention at Lindela Repatriation Centre.
Civilians in South Sudan have been paying a huge price since the outbreak, on December 15, 2013, of the conflict which opposed the forces loyal to the President Salva Kiir and those supporting the former Vice President Riek Machar. In its mission report on South Sudan, FIDH raises serious concerns over the risks of a further deterioration of the human rights and humanitarian situation in the country if no effective measures are taken to break the cycle of violence and impunity which currently prevail.
Land rights defenders are increasingly the target of repressive measures, says the Observatory in a new report published in The Philippines, Mexico, and South Africa.
The pressure on land has become unbearable and mobilisation for the respect of the economic, social and cultural rights of affected communities has become a high risk activity.
This report is an update to the situational analysis of children in prison in South Africa prepared by the Community Law Centre in 1997.
The probability that law enforcement officials will be held accountable for gross rights violations is very low. The reasons for this are discussed in this report. The report argues that there is no single reason for the current situation but rather that a myriad of factors, structural and functional, contribute to a greater or a lesser degree to the current situation.