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Landmark ruling confirms South Africa cannot deport people at risk of death penalty

Headline Title:  Court says South Africa cannot deport people at risk of death penalty 27 July 2012 A ruling by South Africa's highest court has confirmed the deportation of two individuals to Botswana cannot go ahead because if deported they face a real risk of the death penalty in what Amnesty International has hailed as a "principled stance".In a key moment in South African law, the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg on Friday rejected an appeal brought by the government against an earlier ruling that any transfer of Jerry Phale and Emmanuel Tsebe to Botswana without prior assurances…

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