Category Archives: Press Releases

20 June 2023 – Facebook, YouTube and TikTok approve for publication violent xenophobic hate in South Africa

Anti-migrant protester holding a Foreigners must got back home" poster on a South African township steet

For Immediate Release 20 June 2023 Facebook, YouTube and TikTok approve for publication violent xenophobic hate in South Africa Extreme and violent hate-filled adverts were approved for posting on leading social media platforms Facebook, TikTok and YouTube in South Africa, according to a new test carried out by Global Witness and the South African public […]

30 May 2023 – Constitutional Court declares the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act Unconstitutional

For Immediate Release 30 May 2023 Constitutional Court Declares the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act Unconstitutional Johannesburg — In a unanimous judgment handed down this morning, the Constitutional Court has declared the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act unconstitutional as “parliament overwhelmingly failed in facilitating public participation”. Rural communities, activists and land rights organisations approached the […]

15 May 2023 – LRC challenges taxes, levies and rates imposed by traditional councils in Limpopo

For Immediate Release 15 May 2023 LRC challenges taxes, levies and rates imposed by traditional councils in Limpopo The Legal Resources Centre, on behalf of a member of seven traditional communities in Limpopo, is challenging the imposition of taxes, levies, and rates by traditional councils in the province. Nkuzi Development Trust is the twelfth applicant. […]

08 May 2023 – LRC to make submissions in Divorce Act constitutional challenge

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For Immediate Release 02 May 2023 LRC to make submissions in Divorce Act constitutional challenge JOHANNESBURG – The Legal Resources Centre will present arguments to the Constitutional Court on behalf of the Commission for Gender Equality regarding the confirmation application on Wednesday, 10th May. The confirmation application seeks to challenge the constitutionality and validity of […]