RIGHTS VIOLATIONS THREATEN INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES VIA LOCKDOWN REGULATIONS IN South Africa

NEWS | By Media2 | Posted May 11, 2020 |  In C19PC Statement Commissioner Solomon Ayele Derrso Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and People’s Rights Chairperson and the Commissioner Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the RSA Dear Honorable Derrso Rights violations threaten individuals and communities via lockdown regulations in South Africa We, members of the C19 People’s Coalition,…

COMMENT ON THE CITY’S STREETS, PUBLIC PLACES AND THE PREVENTION OF NOISE NUISANCES AMENDMENT BY-LAW

The above matter has reference. The Women’s Legal Centre is an African Feminist legal organisation that was established in 1998 to advance the substantive rights of womxn through strategic litigation, advocacy, legal advice, and rights-based education. Its object is to develop feminist jurisprudence and policies that considers the lived realities of womxn through an intersectional…

Joint Bylaw amendment objection

The Observatory Civic Association, the Salt River Residents’ Association, Sea Point for All, the Walmer Estate Civic Association, the Woodstock Resident’s Association and the Wynberg East Civic Association hereby jointly object to the proposed amendment of the City of Cape Town’s Streets, Public Places and the Prevention of Noise Nuisances By-law, 2007 (“2007 By-law”). Introduction…

Salt River Heritage Society’s attempts to record area’s heritage thwarted by City

The manner in which City officials dealt with SRHS’s request to use this facility to house its operations, reflects the deep-seated impact and legacy of colonial governance structures. Picture: David Ritchie/African News Agency (ANA) NEWS / 17 FEBRUARY 2020, 12:30PM / SHABODIEN ROOMANAY Looking back to plan ahead. This is the motto adopted by the Salt River Heritage Society…

Rex Trueform building declared a provincial heritage site

NEWS / 21 FEBRUARY 2019, 1:04PM / KAREN PRETORIUS Cape Town – The declaration of the Rex Trueform building in Salt River as a provincial heritage site has been described as a “monument for the workers”. The building once housed a vibrant factory with more than a 1000 workers before the operation was shutdown in 2005. Greg Hoedemaker, from…