This week CoRMSA and its member organisations are organizing and apart of various activities and events in forwarding our mandate to promote and protect the human rights of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers in South Africa.
The CoRMSA team will be doing a site visit to the Desmond Tutu Refugee Centre in Marabastad Pretoria. This visit will allow further monitoring and analysis of the experiences of service users. Further intervention and advocacy will be planned from this visit.
Thifulufheli Sinthumule and Abigail Dawson will be attending a Public Dialogue hosted by the Southern African Liaison Office in Pretoria. The dialogue is a multi-stakeholder Dialogue on the Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill. Deadlines for submissions to the Hate Crimes and Hate Speech Bill are on the 15th February 2019. CoRMSA will be drafting and finalising our submissions in the coming weeks.
Abigail Dawson and Muluti Phiri will be attending a training hosted by Lawyers For Human Rights on legal identity and statelessness at their office in Braamfontein.