Using the law as an instrument of justice throughout South Africa

The Legal Resources Centre of South Africa

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Environmental Justice

Community Access to Land & Natural Resources

Education and Children's Rights

Housing, Evictions & Local Gov. Planning

Equality & Non-Discrimination

Refugees, Asylum Seekers & Migrant Protections

Openness & Accountability

Access to Justice & Civil Society Support

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Inspired by history, the South African Constitution and international human rights standards, the LRC is committed to a fully democratic society based on the principle of substantive equality.

South African Constitutional Court decriminalizes peaceful protest

19 November 2018 – South Africa’s Constitutional Court reached an historic ruling in Mlungwana and Others v S and Another, declaring that Section 12(1)(a)...

Return of 26 farms to Prudhoe Community

6 August 2018 - The South African government recently sought permission to appeal a court decision handed down in April of 2018, which returned...

LRC APPOINTS NEW NATIONAL DIRECTOR

1 August 2018 - The LRC has announced the appointment of Nersan Govender as its new National Director. Mr. Govender will officially join the...

EASTERN CAPE COMMUNITY’S RIGHT TO ACCESS SUFFICIENT WATER

28 June 2018 - For years, residents of a small village called Mmangweni in the Eastern Cape have walked long distances and waited for...

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