Lindela Detention Centre

Bosasa to dead toddler's family: If you want answers, you'll have to PAIA us

Joan van Dyk

About 15 years after their son died while illegally detained at a deportation centre outside Johannesburg, this family still hasn't found his grave.


Did Bosasa illegally detain kids while working for the department of home affairs?

Joan van Dyk

"The cost of this Bosasa looting has been paid by immigrants detained in inhumane and undignified conditions at Lindela", the DA says.


South Africa must not repeat Libya’s mistakes with refugees

Joanne Liu

South Africa can work hard to be the positive example to lead the way for proper and humane migration management by improving its immigration policies


Why you should care about SA's new border detention centres

Civil society organisations warn that these centres could put migrants’ rights and health at risk. Joan van Dyk explains.


Rough welcome: Could South Africa's new border detention centres turn deadly?

Joan van Dyk

Experts warn that the country’s overburdened asylum system could leave people trapped at ‘processing centres’ for years.