Johannesburg, 27 November – the South African Supreme Court of Appeal has ordered the South African Police Service (SAPS) to investigate high level Zimbabwean officials accused of committing crimes against humanity in Zimbabwe. Full story http://zimbabweassociation.org.uk/diaspora-news/south-africa/
5 years ago Asylum Aid set up a Charter of rights of women seeking asylum which ZA signed up to.
See the leaflet for the range of activity and achievements carried out to improve the situation of asylum seeking women in the UK. Womens Asylum Charter FiveYearsOn
UKBA: Operational Guidance Note: Zimbabwe
The OGN provides Home Office caseworkers with guidance on the nature and handling of the most common types of claims received from nationals/residents of Zimbabwe, including whether claims are or are not likely to justify the granting of asylum, humanitarian protection or discretionary leave. Caseworkers must refer to the relevant asylum instructions for further details of the policy on these areas
From 2014 it is proposed that landlords in the UK will have to check the immigration status of all prospective tenants. For more info see MRN-Landlords_briefing_July-2013
The ZA Office is generally open on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10 and 4 pm (please check before coming to the office).