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August 17, 2012
A judge must oversee any investigation into the deaths of 34 people after South African police opened fire on protesting miners at the Marikana mine complex.
July 27, 2012
Court says a State that has abolished the death penalty cannot hand over an individual to another State if there is a risk of the death penalty being used.
June 21, 2012
The arrests in South Africa of members of a police unit linked to unlawful killings and torture is a breakthrough in fighting impunity for   human rights violations.
Press Release
May 15, 2012

Discrimination and persecution against individuals because of their sexual orientation is increasing across sub-Saharan Africa.

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