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Tuesday, 28 February 2006 - 00:00

Anthony Butler wrote the article below in Business Day on 27 February 2006. It raised some interesting points. In particular, TAC is also concerned about a lull in the media on HIV in recent months.

However Butler makes a few points which need to be corrected and some which require further comment:

Anthony Butler wrote the article below in Business Day on 27 February 2006. It raised some interesting points. In particular, TAC is also concerned about a lull in the media on HIV in recent months.

However Butler makes a few points which need to be corrected and some which...

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Monday, 27 February 2006 - 00:00

Yesterday, City Press published views indicative of AIDS denialism by President Thabo Mbeki. We reprint the City Press article for fair use below.

Tragically, President Mbeki continues to belittle HIV/AIDS related deaths to justify his personal denialism.  He undermines government and ANC policy but he lacks the courage to do so openly as an AIDS denialist. 

Yesterday, City Press published views indicative of AIDS denialism by President Thabo Mbeki. We reprint the City Press article for fair use below.

Tragically, President Mbeki continues to belittle HIV/AIDS related...

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Thursday, 23 February 2006 - 00:00

 Contents
 

  • TAC comment on Matthias Rath's withdrawal from defamation court cases
    • TAC calls on ANC and government to support Kader Asmal and demand Rath's withdrawal of litigation against Asmal.
  • Pamphlet that TAC is circulating in Site C, Khayelitsha calling on people not to vote for an AIDS denialist candidate

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 Contents

  • TAC comment on Matthias Rath's withdrawal from defamation court cases
    • TAC calls on ANC and government to support Kader Asmal and demand Rath's withdrawal of...
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Thursday, 16 February 2006 - 00:00

(1 of 2 Newsletters for 16 February 2006)

 Contents

(1 of 2 Newsletters for 16 February 2006)

 Contents

  • TAC launches manifesto for health and accountable local government
    • Read the full manifesto here.
    • Examples of events planned (or already carried out)
  • TAC statement on Zuma rape trial
  • MSF clarifies that the organisation is staying in Khayelitsha
  • Memorandum addressed to Minister of Health in Khayelitsha ...
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Thursday, 16 February 2006 - 00:00

 (2 of 2 Newsletters for 16 February 2006)

TAC welcomes sentence in Lorna Mlofana trial

A short while ago, the Cape High Court sentenced the accused in the Lorna Mlofana trial. 

The first accused was sentenced to life in prison for murder. In addition, he will serve a concurrent ten year sentence for rape. 

The second accused was sentenced to ten years in prison for assault. Three years are suspended, effectively giving her a seven year sentence. 

TAC welcomes the High Court's decision. We are disappointed that it has taken over two years since...

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