Title South Africa: 1. Please provide detailed information on the structure, organisation and effectiveness of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other law enforcement bodies. Please include information on bodies or organisations with responsibility to oversee or hold the police accountable, as well as South Africa's judicial system. 2. Please provide detailed information on measures adopted by the South African authorities to combat family violence and protect victims. 3. Please provide detailed information on whether protection is available to all South Africans, regardless of their race, gender or HIV status. 4. Please provide detailed information on the level of public and private care and on-going treatment available to people with positive HIV status both in rural and urban centres, particularly in Cape Town. Please include information on recent changes in the attitude of the South African government towards HIV sufferers. 5. Please provide detailed information on the attitude of South Africans towards those with positive HIV status. Is there any evidence to suggest those sufferers are subjected to serious harm? 6. Please provide detailed information on xenophobic attacks on South Asians, particularly Indians, and Pakistanis, in South Africa. Please include information on the government's response and whether attacks, if any, have been geographically confined
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 25 November 2010
Country South Africa
Topics Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity | HIV and AIDS | Indians | Rule of law / Due process / Procedural fairness | Security forces | Security situation | State protection
Citation / Document Symbol ZAF37709
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, South Africa: 1. Please provide detailed information on the structure, organisation and effectiveness of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and other law enforcement bodies. Please include information on bodies or organisations with responsibility to oversee or hold the police accountable, as well as South Africa's judicial system. 2. Please provide detailed information on measures adopted by the South African authorities to combat family violence and protect victims. 3. Please provide detailed information on whether protection is available to all South Africans, regardless of their race, gender or HIV status. 4. Please provide detailed information on the level of public and private care and on-going treatment available to people with positive HIV status both in rural and urban centres, particularly in Cape Town. Please include information on recent changes in the attitude of the South African government towards HIV sufferers. 5. Please provide detailed information on the attitude of South Africans towards those with positive HIV status. Is there any evidence to suggest those sufferers are subjected to serious harm? 6. Please provide detailed information on xenophobic attacks on South Asians, particularly Indians, and Pakistanis, in South Africa. Please include information on the government's response and whether attacks, if any, have been geographically confined, 25 November 2010, ZAF37709, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4dd0f1602.html [accessed 24 July 2014]
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