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Same-sex spouses fight to make Namibia home

2 weeks ago - 06 June 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Delgado-Lühl family are fighting tooth and nail to avoid being forced into exile and have asked the Supreme Court to help by expediting an appeal hearing that could otherwise take years to...

Red Line irks Windhoek mayor

3 weeks ago - 26 May 2021 | Justice

Windhoek mayor Job Amupanda has taken government to court over the Veterinary Cordon Fence, which he says is a colonial structure that continues to be used to control the movement of people and animals from...

Long wait for same-sex marriage judgement

1 month - 20 May 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] landmark decision of three Namibian High Court judges tasked to decide whether Namibia’s constitution recognises same-sex marriages solemnised abroad between Namibians and their foreign spouses, will be handed down in eight months,...

Namibia’s LGBTQ equality reckoning

1 month - 19 May 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian government’s dismissal of accusations of state-sanctioned homophobia is increasingly being tested by a proliferation of LGBTQ related lawsuits brought by families and individuals demanding equal rights under Namibian law.In 2021 alone,...

Maya and Paula are coming home!

1 month - 18 May 2021 | Justice

The Ministry of Home Affairs today issued once-off emergency travel documents to twins Maya and Paula Lühl.Two months after their birth, the twins can come home to meet their brother Yona and the Delgado-Lühl family...

Scrapping of sodomy law on the cards

1 month - 17 May 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected]’s minister of justice Yvonne Dausab on Monday said government is not guilty of state-sanctioned homophobia and has heard the cries of the...

Assault case highlights state’s transphobia

1 month - 16 May 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] years after a police officer arrested and assaulted a Namibian trans woman in front of a police station as captured on CCTV...

Trial over police attack on trans Namibian begins

1 month - 10 May 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] trial in which a transgender Namibian is suing a police officer for N$200 000 for alleged assault starts in the Windhoek High...

Family’s battle to reunite continues

1 month - 21 April 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Namibian High Commission in Pretoria on Tuesday briefly shut the door to Namibian Phillip Lühl after he tried to submit a formal...

Whistleblower Stefánsson scoops WIN WIN award.

1 month - 21 April 2021 | Justice

This year’s winner of the WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award is the Icelandic whistleblower Jóhannes Stefánsson, who led the revelation of a widespread corruption scandal...

Family crushed by court ruling on baby girls

2 months ago - 19 April 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] what has been described as a judicial cop out, a Namibian High Court judge on Monday refused to set aside the Ministry...

Facebook insult costs N$20 000

2 months ago - 07 April 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Mariental doctor has won a defamation suit against a man who in 2018 made public claims on Facebook accusing the doctor of...

Justice

Immigration bans baby girls from...

2 months ago - 21 March 2021 | Justice

JANA-MARI SMITHA Namibian father of three has brought an urgent appeal to the WindhoekHigh Court after immigration authorities effectively declared his newborn twindaughters stateless and...

Security company sued for shooting...

3 months ago - 05 March 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] High Court judge this week gave the greenlight for a lawsuit to continue in which two shooting victims are suing Shilimela Security...

Bad news for same-sex married...

3 months ago - 01 March 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] Windhoek High Court judge on Friday handed down a defeat to a foreigner married to a Namibian citizen who wanted to be...

Ombudsman tackles CLS favouritism

3 months ago - 25 February 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] John Walters has launched a legal challenge against a Cabinet decision that he argues is unlawful and prejudiced in favour of Namibia’s...

August 26 embroiled in food...

3 months ago - 25 February 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] defence ministry and two of its August 26 for-profit companies are suing former Windhoek mayor Matheus Shikongo and his company for breach...

Access to courts enhanced

3 months ago - 22 February 2021 | Justice

Justice minister Yvonne Dausab tabled the Magistrates’ Courts Amendment Bill in a bid to, among others, increase the monetary jurisdictions of magistrate’s courts last weekDausab...

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