News

Tuesday, 15 April 2008 - 10:15

GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP ON HIV/AIDS IRREVOCABLY DEFEATS DENIALISM!

IMPLEMENT A NEW CREDIBLE PLAN WITH CLEAR TARGETS!GOVERNMENT LEADERSHIP ON HIV/AIDS IRREVOCABLY DEFEATS DENIALISM!

IMPLEMENT A NEW CREDIBLE PLAN WITH CLEAR TARGETS!

 

WHERE ARE WE?

 

The eight year struggle to end government HIV denialism and confusion has ended. A renewed focus on local and global mobilisation with the prison HIV deaths, the unnecessary appeals in the Westville Correctional Services Centre matter, and, the country's painful embarrassment at Toronto created the...

Read more
Monday, 14 April 2008 - 09:23

PASSOP and TAC hold demonstration against police brutality and xenophobia

PASSOP and TAC hold demonstration against police brutality and xenophobia

Issued by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and the AIDS Law Project (ALP)

10 February 2008, 18h00

On 7 February about 300 people took part in a demonstration, organised by PASSOP and TAC, against police brutality and xenophobia. The protest took place outside the Caledon Square Police Station in Cape Town. A memorandum was handed over to the station commander. This follows the raid on the Central Methodist Church...

Read more
Friday, 11 April 2008 - 14:36

The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASASA) has upheld a complaint by the Treatment Action Campaign against an advertisement for the fake AIDS cure, Ubhejane, placed by Zeblon Gwala in Ilanga newspaper on 6 December 2007.

The ruling is here.

The contents of Ubhejane have never been made public. It has never been tested in clinical trials. It is unregistered and sold illegally as a cure or treatment for HIV.

Gwala has been selling Ubhejane for years from a facility in Pinetown near Durban...

Read more
Tuesday, 8 April 2008 - 17:45

Murderers of Makeke sentenced to 20 years

TAC gets protection order against Yanga Janet

On 7 April, Thembinkosi Ntukani, 24, and Bonga Sibhozo, 19, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of Nandipha Makeke. According to SAPA, Magistrate Robert Matshikwe said Tukani and Sibozi acted without reason and remorse and deserved to be removed from society.

Murderers of Makeke sentenced to 20 years

TAC gets protection order against Yanga Janet

On 7 April, Thembinkosi Ntukani, 24, and Bonga Sibhozo, 19, were sentenced to 20 years in prison for...

Read more
Monday, 7 April 2008 - 07:28

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) has written a memorandum explaining the serious problems with the antiretroviral tender that the state has put out.

The AIDS Law Project (ALP) has written a memorandum explaining their concerns with the antiretroviral tender that the state has put out. The memorandum identifies problems with:

  • Type and quantity of ARV medicines to be procured;
  • Contract period;
  • Legislative requirements (relating to registration and licensing concerns);
  • Lack of clarity...
Read more

Pages