Lawyers for Human Rights

Lawyers for Human Rights is an independent human rights organisation with a 39-year track record of human rights activism and public interest litigation in South Africa. LHR uses the law as a positive instrument for change and to deepen the democratisation of South African society. To this end, it provides free legal services to vulnerable, marginalised and indigent individuals and communities, both non-national and South African, who are victims of unlawful infringements of their constitutional rights.


The spate of looting of foreign national's shops in Isipingo: Nomagugu Mlawe
LHR's Liesl Muller discusses statelessness on KykNet
The role of migrants in township economy
Lootings in Soweto has thrown open the issue of xenophobia