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LAC Newsletter Issue #14 - March 2004

  • Lead story: Civil Society’s liveliest campaign issue: Children and Women’s Rights
  • Children’s Status Bill takes care of children born outside of marriage
  • What happens when a parent dies? What the Children’s Status Bill says
  • In short: LAC receives 6,3 million; New candidate legal practitioners; Zim lawyer wins human rights award; Mukwanambwa’s Garden a huge success; Labour Bill might fix dispute resolution problems
  • Tenure rights for farm workers on commercial farms
  • Recent court cases: Court has no jurisdiction over Caprivi 13; Property grabbing case; taking law into own hands won’t work; State President’s Patients – still no legal development
  • Recent court cases: Court has no jurisdiction over Caprivi 13; Property grabbing case; Taking law into own hands won’t work; States President’s Patients – still no legal development
  • New Labour Bill: draws praise and criticism – an analysis
  • AIDS activists discuss pricing of antiretrovirals with pharmaceuticals
  • How can we enforce economic, social and cultural rights?
  • Insight: Personal conviction are not legal opinions
  • US troops in Afghanistan operate outside the rule of law
  • UN Human rights commission must reform or risk irrelevance

LAC Newsletter Issue #15 - July 2004

  • Lead Story: Norman is ready for the challenge ahead
  • In Short: New Ombudsman, workshops on torture & human rights litigation, reginal trade issues explored by CSOs
  • "Perhaps they will help me now that he is no longer alive"
  • Rehabilitation is possible with a little assistance
  • Drimiopsis and Skoonheid revisited: In search of new approaches to old resettlement project problems
  • Gender disparities in education
  • Crime education supplements to come in school syllabuses
  • Clement Daniels says goodbye to the LAC
  • Why Children need fathers
  • African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights - a workable dream?
  • Darfur in Sudan - Another Rwanda?
  • World Refugee Day: a time to celebrate?

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