Refugee Rights Clinic
The Unit's Refugee Law Clinic provides direct legal services to thousands of refugees and asylum seekers each year.
The Refugee Rights Unit teaches refugee law to undergraduate law and masters' students within the Department of Public Law.
The Refugee Rights Unit conducts applied research in refugee law and related topics.
Advocacy & Training
The Refugee Rights Unit undertakes a significant amount of targeted advocacy and training of government officials, the judiciary, civil society partners and refugee communities.


Monday, 20 September 2021
Second Biennial Conference for Law and Society in Africa, Cairo

Popo Mfubu attended Second Biennial Conference for Law and Society in Africa in Cairo, Egypt hosted jointly by the Centre for Law and Society and the American University in Cairo. The purpose of the conference was to bring together African scholars, academics, writers and practitioners.

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 13:00
Conversation with Professor James Hathaway on International Refugee Law Challenges


On Monday 29 April 2019 renowned refugee law scholar and University of Michigan Law School Professor James Hathaway sat down for a Conversation on Refugee Law Challenges in Cape Town with the UNHCR, members of the South African Judiciary and Refugee Appeal Board, academics, refugee lawyers, and civil society.

Publication Date:
Tue, 30 Apr 2019 - 15:45
Adonis Musati Refugee Law and Practice

On 30 January 2018 James Chapman presented a workshop at the Adonis Musati Project offices in Cape Town. The workshop was attended by twenty community leaders working towards furthering the rights of refugees in South Africa. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 14:30
Information Sharing Session

Information Sharing Session

The Refugee Rights Unit hosted a community information sharing session at the University of Cape Town. The session was attended by representatives of the Adonis Musati Project and the Woman and Children at Concern (“WCC”) community organisation. Popo Mfubu delivered a presentation on the Refugee Rights Unit’s work, while Gahlia Brogneri, director and co-founder of Adonis Musati provided information on the services provided by Adonis Musati. 

Publication Date:
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 - 14:15