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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Sep 06 2021
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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Aug 10 2021
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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Jul 29 2021
Who controls the land and minerals in the former Bantustans of South Africa – chiefs, the state or landholders?
Disputes are taking place around the ownership of resources, decisions about their exploitation and who should benefit.
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Jul 13 2021
A collection of news articles and video clips relating to the recent Ingonyama Trust Board court ruling.
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