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Supreme Court to review 50-year prison term

3 days ago - 30 July 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] man serving a 50-year prison sentence for the panga murders of a Russian couple 13-years ago has been granted leave to appeal his ultra-long prison term before the Supreme Court.This month High...

Sioka’s contempt of court battle continues

5 days ago - 28 July 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] and child welfare minister Doreen Sioka continues to lock horns with Ombudsman John Walters over a contempt of court order related to the establishment of child friendly jails.Walters instituted the contempt of...

Rape conviction overturned 14 years after alleged crime

1 week ago - 26 July 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] man who was found guilty of rape in 2018, 14 years after the alleged crime took place in early 2007 and following a nine-year trial, is a free man after a successful...

Lawsuit about delayed justice delayed again

1 week ago - 22 July 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] former taxi driver’s legal battle to be awarded millions of dollars in damages after he spent more than 10 years behind bars on robbery charges he was found innocent of, is now...

Covid deaths overburden court

2 weeks ago - 18 July 2021 | Justice

Justice minister Yvonne Dausab said her ministry will be streamlining processes of the Master of the High Court, having been overwhelmed with requests and applications amid rising deaths due to Covid-19.Dausab said she had a...

Same-sex spouses fight to make Namibia home

1 month - 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...

Red Line irks Windhoek mayor

2 months 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...

Long wait for same-sex marriage judgement

2 months ago - 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...

Namibia’s LGBTQ equality reckoning

2 months ago - 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...

Maya and Paula are coming home!

2 months ago - 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...

Scrapping of sodomy law on the cards

2 months ago - 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

2 months ago - 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...

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Family’s battle to reunite continues...

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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...

3 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...

3 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...

SA minsters urged to help...

4 months ago - 28 March 2021 | Justice

Windhoek • [email protected] South African Democratic Alliance (DA) is pushing South African ministers of immigration and international relations to take a stand against Namibia’s refusal...

Immigration bans baby girls from...

4 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...

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