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AIDS and Human Rights Groups Call on Botswana Government to Grant Access to Treatment for MDR TB Patient in Prison

The AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa (ARASA), the Treatment Action Campaign, the AIDS Law Project, the Open Society…

HIV is a virus, not a crime: Criminal statutes and criminal prosecutions – help or hindrance?

This is a presentation by Judge Edwin Cameron at the International AIDS Conference in Mexico City. He presents ten reasons…

Scaling Up Antiretroviral Therapy and the Struggle for Health for All

Do you remember where you were 8 years ago? I remember it distinctly. In the summer of 2000, I was…

TAC Launches Litigation on Behalf of Persons Displaced by Xenophobic Violence in the Western Cape

TAC has launched a court action on behalf of people who have displaced by xenophobic violence. Papers for Hirsi and…

In defence of rational AIDS activism: How the irrationality of Act Up Paris and others is risking the health of people with HIV

TAC Treasurer Nathan Geffen and ARASA’s former Regional Treatment Literacy Coordinator Gregg Gonsalves have recently co-authored an article describing the…

Report on displaced people in the Western Cape

TAC, the AIDS Law Project (ALP) and other civil society organisations have published a detailed report of conditions in the…

Support the people of Zimbabwe and fight xenophobia

The Social Justice Coalition made up of the diverse people of South Africa held a meeting on Wednesday 25 June…

Report on panel discussion on violence, xenophobia and camps in Gauteng and Western Cape

A panel discussion was held on Tuesday 24 June at the AIDS Law Project offices in Cape Town. The subject…

TAC members and displaced people protest outside Western Cape Provincial Government Building

About 400 people including TAC members and displaced refugees delivered a  memorandum to the Western Cape Provincial Government today. Immediately…

Public Launch of the Social Justice Coalition

As a response to the recent attacks on foreign nationals in Western Cape, individuals from all walks of life have…

Call for papers for upcoming conference: TAC’s impact in its first decade and challenges for the future

Authors are invited to submit abstracts (maximum 300 words) on any topic related to the conference theme: TAC’s impact in…

Plea by Andrew Feinstein to Mayor Helen Zille

I watched from a distance as the xenophobic violence unfolded in South Africa. At first, I was ashamed – Is…

Caledon Square Group of Refugees have no shelter from today

As of today, TAC and the Cape Town Jewish Community are unable to continue raising money to pay for the…

Lusikisiki releases it first district newsletter

TAC Lusikisiki has launched the first edition of “Izwi Labantu” (Voice of the People), its quarterly district newsletter. The publication…

Shattered Myths: The xenophobic violence in South Africa

On Thursday 22 May, Cape Town changed forever. The xenophobic violence that started 1,200 kilometres away in Gauteng spread to…