Scalabrini launches new case against Home Affairs

The Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town (SCCT) and Somali Association of South Africa (SASA) along with our legal representatives the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) have launched a new case against the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) in regards to its non-compliance with orders of the court regarding the operations of the Cape Town Refugee Reception Office (CTRRO). The present case combines two cases – the Scalabrini case and the Nbaya case – both of which found DHA’s policies at the CTRRO unlawful and issued orders requiring DHA to comply. At the present time, both of these orders are not being implemented causing great hardship for asylum seekers.

Read more in our Press Release here.