Category Archives: Other News

Statement: After Ahmed Timol, More Apartheid Skeletons to be Helped from the Closet

08 May 2018 Investigators representing families appeal to public for information The team of investigators, lawyers and human rights advocates behind last year’s re-opening of the 46-year-old inquest into the murder in police custody of Ahmed Timol is appealing to South Africans for information relating to eight more atrocities allegedly perpetrated by apartheid-era police. The […]

Statement on the passing of our patron, Lord Joel Joffe

  20 June 2017 The Legal Resources Cen­tre and the Legal Resources Trust are deeply sad­dened by the pass­ing of our Patron, Lord Joel Joffe. Joel was  a com­mit­ted human rights lawyer, an hon­ourable man whose com­mit­ment, per­sis­tence and deter­mi­na­tion com­bined great intel­lect and mod­esty. Both the Legal Resources Cen­tre and the Legal Resources Trust […]

Eastern Cape Land Claim: Notice of proceedings

NOTICE OF PRO­CEED­INGS IN LAND CLAIMS COURT CON­CERN­ING PROP­ER­TIES IN PED­DIE DIS­TRICT, EAST­ERN CAPE A land claim in the Land Claims Court is cur­rently under­way in respect of prop­er­ties in the Ped­die and Bathurst Dis­tricts. The land claimed is sit­u­ated between the Fish and Birha Rivers and includes approx­i­mately 85 farms and sub­di­vi­sions thereof. A […]