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Mcebo Dlamini appears in court. Picture Credit: Julia Madibogo
#FeesMustFall leader Mcebo Dlamini denied bail

Controversial former University of the Witwatersrand SRC president Mcebo Dlamini was denied bail in .

We'll go to court to stop deportations - TAC

By unknown | Jul 23, 2008 | COMMENTS [ 0 ]

Anna Majavu

Anna Majavu

The Aids Law Project (ALP) and Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) have threatened to take legal action if the government goes ahead with its threat to deport victims of xenophobic violence who refuse to register for temporary identification cards.

Yesterday ALP's Fatima Hassan said South African laws did not allow for the deportation of people who refused registration.

The government has gone on a campaign to issue temporary identification cards to victims of xenophobic attacks living in shelters. The move has been resisted by some of the displaced foreigners. The government has warned that those resisting registration would be deported.

A leader of the displaced in Cape Town, Joseph Sikwabo, yesterday told the media that they did not want to register for the ID cards.

"If you take a card officials will take you back to the location [sic]. But the card won't help you when you are there facing the problems of violence alone," Sikwabo said.


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