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South Africa: Preserving the gains for human rights in the 'war against crime': Memorandum to the South African Government and South African Law Commission on the draft Anti-Terrorism Bill, 2000

, Index number: AFR 53/004/2000

Amnesty International is concerned that the proposed legislation will grant the authorities what are in effect emergency powers without any of the safeguards provided for under national and international law with a formal declaration of a state of emergency.

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