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Protest at Cape Town Civic Centre: TAC’s Demands

We demand that the all available places of shelter, including all those under control of both Province and City, are…

Caledon Group’s Memorandum to Mayor and Premier

  MEMORANDUM TO THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CAPE TOWN AND THE PREMIERS OFFICE The Caledon Square Group is…

Caledon Square refugees running out of shelter: Mayor’s response is callous and racist

 Caledon Square refugees running out of shelter: Mayor’s response is callous and racist Plea to Mayor Helen Zille and other…

Workshop: Take action against xenophobia

How can you respond to the xenophobia crisis? The Treatment Action Campaign invites you to come to a workshop to…

Speech by Mark Heywood at UNGASS Civil Society meeting

SPEECH BY MARK HEYWOOD FOR CIVIL SOCIETY HEARING ON “ACTION FOR UNIVERSAL ACCESS 2010: MYTHS AND REALITIES” 10 JUNE, 2008…

Court order forces City of Cape Town to open community centres

At about 1am in the morning on 10 June, the Cape High Court ordered the City of Cape Town to…

AIDS: A multigenerational challenge – Providing a robust and long-term response

Gregg Gonsalves of ARASA has delivered a hard-hitting speech at UNGASS, rebutting the arguments of conservative public health officials who…

Crisis at Soetwater Camp escalates: hunger strikes and attempted suicides

A tragedy is unfolding as people who fled xenophobic terror now face the uncaring machinery of the state. Most camps…

Herzlia school sends petition to mayor and premier asking for Caledon Square refugees to be sheltered

On the evening of 23 May, about 150 people displaced by xenophobic violence gathered outside Caledon Square, Cape Town’s main…

Joint appeal by civil society in South Africa to the UN & UNHCR

It is now more than 3 weeks since widespread xenophobic terror against foreign nationals has erupted in provinces across South…

TAC handing over relief efforts

TAC is no longer accepting donations from the public, but instead requests that all donations be given to the various…

March in Cape Town today against xenophobia

Meet at 10am in Cape Town’s Keizersgracht Street today to march against xenophobia. The march will proceed to Parliament from…