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BELA Bill Threatens Parental Rights in Western Cape Schools, Warns Cape Forum

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SOUTH AFRICA – The Basic Education Laws Amendment Bill (BELA Bill) has come under intense scrutiny from Cape Forum, a civil rights organization, as it warns that if accepted in its current form, the legislation will undermine parents’ influence in their children’s education, particularly concerning language and admission policies in schools. In a media statement […]

Cape Forum’s Constitutional Challenge Places Pressure on Parliament for Provincial Referendums

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WESTERN CAPE – In a significant legal development, Cape Forum’s Constitutional Court application seeking clarity on the power of premiers to call provincial referendums has intensified pressure on Parliament to enact appropriate legislation for the conduct of such referenda. The organization initially approached the court in May 2023 to resolve the ambiguity surrounding the legal […]

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