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Survivors of the 1987 SASOL strike denied the right to commemorate and to demand redress for apartheid crimes, on African Human Rights Day

On 21 October, 2014: African Human Rights Day, a group of ex-strikers planned to commemorate twenty-seven years since the 1987 SASOL strike with a picket at the SASOL plant in Sasolburg. They applied to the police for permission to demonstrate, painted banners, and brought in members from around the country for…
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MARKING 27 YEARS OF STRUGGLE: SASOL 1 & NATREF Ex-Workers to picket SASOL 1 offices, Sasolburg to hand over a memorandum at 11:00 on Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 to Demand Redress and Compensation

Twenty seven years ago, in October 1987, the managements of Sasol One and of Natref precipitately dismissed 2,400 skilled workers from their plants at Sasolburg when they embarked on a strike for improved wages. The workers had served Sasol One and Natref for periods of between 5 and 35 years.…
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Khulumani responds to the misrepresentation of today’s march to Parliament by desperate pensioners from Nyanga Township, demanding restitution for homes that were demolished thirty years ago today, as an action driven by Khulumani Support Group

Today, a group of elderly pensioners from Nyanga township in Cape Town marched to Parliament in an attempt to draw attention to their demands for the restitution of their homes thirty years after they were demolished on 3 September 1984. Claims were made in the television footage screened by eTV…
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US District Court Judge Scheindlin dismisses the Apartheid Litigation on grounds that the recent narrowing of the scope of application of the Alien Tort Statute now prevents claims that involve foreign subsidiaries of American corporations

After twelve years of sustained advocacy towards ending the impunity of transnational companies for aiding and abetting the perpetration of gross human rights violations in South Africa, through their collaboration with and provision of military and other strategic equipment to the security agencies of the apartheid regime, the presiding judge,…
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Women Speak Out: A launch of Justice, Redress and Restitution: Voices of widows of the Marikana Massacre at the University of Johannesburg Library Auditorium, 14 August 2014

On 14 August, 2014, nearly two years after the Marikana Massacre,  19 of the widows and family members of the strikers killed at Marikana held lively, moving, and powerful conversation with a full auditorium at the University of Johannesburg library auditorium.  The event marked the presentation the book Justice, Redress and…
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