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Aadila holds an LLB cum laude from the University of Pretoria. She was admitted as an attorney in 2009. Prior to acting as an in-house legal advisor to listed property funds, she practised commercial litigation at Deneys Reitz (now Norton Rose Fulbright) in Sandton and spent a year researching animal rights jurisprudence at the University of Saskatchewan’s school of law in Canada. Aadila joined the Centre in February 2016 and manages the Centre’s pilot wildlife project.

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Empowering communities to defend their environmental rights

Empowering communities to defend their environmental rights

10 September 2019

Last week, the Centre for Environmental Rights commenced its 2019 Rights & Remedies: A Course for Activists. The course is designed to empower participants from rural and urban areas who bear the environmental and socio-economic brunt of polluting industries operating close to their homes and places of work. The objective of the two-week course is… continued

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Section 24of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996

Everyone has the right to an environment that is not harmful to their health or well-being; and to have the environment protected, for the benefit of present and future generations, through reasonable legislative and other measures that prevent pollution and ecological degradation; promote conservation; and secure ecologically sustainable development and use of natural resources while promoting justifiable economic and social development.

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