Press Statements

Press release on the Lühl case

Lühl v Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration NEGLECTING THE CHILDREN’S BEST INTERESTS The Legal Assistance Centre finds the High Court judgment in the Lühl case very disappointing and disturbing. The Court refused to order the government to issue travel documents to the children involved in the case on flimsy procedural...

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Abortion Facts in Namibia

Global Perspectives How many abortions take place each year? According to the World Health Organisation, there were an estimated 56.3 million abortions per year globally between 2010 and 2014. This means that about 25% of all pregnancies (1 out of 4) ended in abortion, legally or illegally. According to the...

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Press release on General Shalli’s remarks

The Legal Assistance is extremely concerned about another incident of hate speech which took place on 7 November 2020 at which it was reported that General Shalli (RTD) threatened to execute members of the opposition parties. He stated that they “should not be shot, but slaughtered.” After the recent...

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African Lives Matter Too

Zimbabwe: African Lives Matter Too ACTION Coalition calls on the President of Namibia, His Excellency Dr. Hage G. Geingob, aswell as other SADC heads of State and the AU Commission Chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat to act in the interests of human rights in Zimbabwe. More in the pdf. Mr. Frederico Links Chairperson, ACTION...

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ACTION Coalition press conference

There was a Press Conference today on Concerning Issues Related to Access to Information (ATI) in the Context of the Campaigning for the 27 November 2019 National Assembly and Presidential Elections. Our Director, Mrs. Toni Hancox, will speak on Nampol/NDF operations.

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