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Human Rights organisations call on South African authorities to denounce attacks against South Africa’s Constitution, human rights and equality

In view of the participation of members of South Africa’s executive and judiciary in the annual African Bar Association conference, which this year is being co-sponsored by Family Watch International, an organisation that has been accused of spreading hate against lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, non-binary and other gender- diverse people (LGBTQ+) persons, among others, the […]

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ICJ supports the Bill decriminalizing adult sex work in South Africa

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) welcomes the fact that the South African government is taking the necessary first steps toward decriminalizing adult sex work. In a letter responding to an invitation from the South African Department of Justice and Constitutional Development for public comment on the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendments […]

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