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SJC Demands Justice for Mafevuka

The Social Justice Coalition (SJC says that justice for raped and slain, Sinoxolo Mafevuka, would be the appointment of “qualified‚ competent‚ skilled and experienced South African Police Service (SAPS) personnel” to her case.
 
In a memorandum to Khayelitsha Cluster Commander Major-General JJ Brand, the organisation states that this would help ensure that the ongoing investigation and gathering of evidence in a manner that will guarantee justice for the 21-year-old.
 

ProBono.Org: Attorney

ProBono.Org is a young, dynamic non-governmental organisation (NGO) that works with the private legal profession to provide pro bono legal services to the poor. The organisation harnesses the enormous skill, might and strength of the South African private legal fraternity to cases and clients that we identify.

ProBono.Org seeks to appoint a Attorney, based in Johannesburg.

The Attorney will extend access to justice and promoting our Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

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NGO Urges Phiyega to Step Aside

The Institute for Security Studies (ISS) states that it would be in national police commissioner, Riah Phiyega’s best interest, and that of the police service, for her to step aside while the investigation into her conduct is pending.

Phiyega faces a criminal charge of defeating the ends of justice for allegedly interfering in Lieutenant General Arno Lamoer’s crime intelligence investigation.

ISS senior researcher, Johan Burger, argues that a lack of experience and a police service in crisis has tainted Phiyega’s term as the national commissioner.

ProBono.Org: Staff Attorney

ProBono.Org is a young, dynamic NGO that works with the private legal profession to provide pro bono legal services to the poor. The organisation harnesses the enormous skill, might and strength of the South African private legal fraternity to cases and clients that we identify.

ProBono.Org seeks to appoint a Staff Attorney, based in Durban.

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Legal Resources Centre: Litigation Attorney - Durban

The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is an independent, client-based, nonprofit public interest law clinic, which uses law as an instrument of justice. The LRC works for the development of a fully democratic society based on the principle of substantive equality, by providing free legal services for the vulnerable and marginalised, including the poor, homeless, and landless people and communities who suffer discrimination by reason of race, class, gender, disability or by reason of social, economic and historical circumstances.

Legal Resources Centre: Database Assistant

The Legal Resources Centre (LRC) is an independent, client-based, nonprofit public interest law clinic, which uses law as an instrument of justice. It works for the development of a fully democratic society based on the principle of substantive equality, by providing free legal services for the vulnerable and marginalised, including the poor, homeless, and landless people and communities who suffer discrimination by reason of race, class, gender, disability or by reason of social, economic and historical circumstances.

Only Africans Can Deliver Inclusive Justice

According to an article titled ‘Only Africans can deliver inclusive justice’ by Vusi Gumede, the recent local government election surprised many who were not paying attention, but the results were largely predictable.

Gumede explains that given the nature of a neocolonial state everywhere, liberation movements gradually lose power if inclusive justice remains elusive.  

He states that people seem to give liberation movements about 20 years and then, understandably, throw in the towel.

Diakonia Council of Churches: Diakonia Centre Manager

The Diakonia Council of Churches is an ecumenical, inter-church agency, working with churches and church organisations in the pursuit of a more just society. By this the organisation means an improved quality of life for the poor, as well as changes in attitudes and structures which perpetuate injustice.

Diakonia Council of Churches seeks to appoint a Manager for the Diakonia Centre, based in Durban.

Institute for Justice and Reconciliation: Independent Contractor - Database and Library

The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) was founded in 2000 in the wake of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and with the purpose of building of fair, democratic and inclusive societies in Africa. We are an independent organisation located at the interface between civil society and academia. We employ a diverse team of professionals based at our office in Cape Town.

The IJR seeks the service of an Independent Contractor to assist with its database and library system.

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