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Centre for Environmental Rights – Advancing Environmental Rights in South Africa

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Advocating for greater transparency in governance and for swift and easy access to information.


The Centre for Environmental Rights (CER) has instituted legal proceedings to compel the production of environmental records in its own name or as attorneys of record for other civil society organisations in a number of cases since 2011. The details of four of our most prominent cases are set out below. We also set out the details of some recent appeals launched against refused requests.