HSF Briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
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Some Notes on Sovereignty
Jul 25, 2013
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Kameel Premhid

The Helen Suzman Foundation has already written about the Constitutional Court’s decision in Government of Zimbabwe v Fick. In this brief, we look at whether the concept of sovereignty should have meant any different.

The SADC Tribunal Lives On… Kind Of.
Jul 12, 2013
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Kameel Premhid

The Constitutional Court’s decision in Government of Zimbabwe v Fick is a partial victory; the disbandment of the SADC Tribunal remains a travesty of justice. This Brief examines this in greater detail.

HSF Takes JSC to Court: Update
Jun 20, 2013
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Kameel Premhid

This Brief gives an update on the HSF’s pending court case against the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

A Long Walk To Universal Franchise In South Africa
Jun 03, 2013
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Ashleigh Fraser

Recently, there has been a debate in the media about universal franchise. This brief outlines the history of the franchise in South Africa before Union (1910) until complete universal adult franchise in 1994.