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Amira Osman Hamed, a Sudanese women’s rights activist, continues to face charges of ‘indecent dress’ for refusing to wear a headscarf.
No further attacks have been reported in Mamelodi, Pretoria since 12 June. However hundreds of refugees and asylum-seekers remain displaced and concern remains for their welfare.
Human rights defender Aminetou Mint El Moctar’s safety is at risk following death threats. No action has been taken by the authorities to ensure her safety and that of her organization.
Nine men, most of whom are originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), face
being sent from Angola to the DRC where they could be tortured or sentenced to death.