Media Statement:The Social Justice Coalition’s reaction to recent Western Cape government budget speech.

On the 16th of March 2021, the Western Cape Finance MEC David Maynier delivered his budget speech outlining the Western Cape’s planning for a possible COVID-19 third wave. Maynier termed this budget a budget of hope. While the budget details the plan in place to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the province, it failed…

Press Statement: The Social Justice Coalition’s reaction to recent crime statistics presented by the Minister of Police.

The Social Justice Coalition’s reaction to recent crime statistics presented by the Minister of Police. On the 19th of February 2021, the Minister of Police Bheki Cele reported on the quarterly crime statistics from October to December 2020.   The crime statistics report showed an increase of 6.6 %  in murders nationally and in particular,…

The Prescription in Civil and Criminal Matters (Sexual Offences) Amendment Act is powerful move for the fight against gender based violence.

The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) would like to commend the amendment on the prescription of the Sexual Offences Act.  This amendment exemplifies that justice never rests, it restores hope in many who have been victimized and gives those who have been victimized an opportunity to see justice regardless of time.   This amendment lifts the…

The Social Justice Coalition condemns the violent conduct outside Brackenfell High School by Community Members.

Press Statement The Right To Protest The Social Justice Coalition condemns the violent conduct outside Brackenfell High School by Community Members. The Social Justice Coalition condemns the violent reaction received by EFF members by Brackenfell high parents and community members during their peaceful demonstration and protest earlier this morning outside Brackenfell High School. In a…

[MEDIA STATEMENT]- THE SURVEILLANCE AND TARGETING OF CIVIL SOCIETY ACTIVISTS AND ORGANISATIONS

Founded on 16 June 2008, the Social Justice Coalition is a democratic, mass-based social movement that campaigns for the advancement of the constitutional rights to life, dignity, equality, freedom and safety for all people, but especially those living in informal settlements across South Africa. Our campaigns are based on research, education, and advocacy and divided…