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Taking the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act 3 of 2019 to court: a summary booklet in eight South African languages

Rural communities in the former bantustans, land-rights activists and land-rights organisations are preparing to challenge the constitutionality of the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Act 3 of 2019 (TKLA).

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SAVE THE DATE: Land Conference 2022

The Failed Promise of Tenure Security. Customary Land Rights and Dispossession. Hosted by Legal Resources Centre, LARC at University of Cape Town, PLAAS at University of Western Cape and SWOP and Wits. 23-25 February 2022. Register at https://bit.ly/LAND22

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PILG 2021 report: “Reflections on defending and advancing social justice during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa”

The Public Interest Law Gathering (PILG) is an annual civil society convening of people and organisations who use law as a tool to advance social justice in South Africa.

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Women, (neo-)colonial customary law, patriarchy, custodianship and the land debate

By Narnia Bohler-Muller and Fathima Zahra Ebrahim Mayet The government has been lethargic in enacting policies that enable some form of equitable land redistribution in South Africa, while attempts at policy have been met with little success.

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The Ingonyama judgment: Why the state must heed court orders to halt dispossession and deliver land rights

By Aninka Claassens Vulnerable rural people in South Africa are being systematically dispossessed of their precariously held property rights. The past decade has seen a colossal battle between the courts and government over land reform and the property rights of the 18 million South Africans living in their former homeland areas.

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