n Annual Survey of South African Law - Public international law

Volume 2006, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0376-4605



The lawfulness of granting asylum in diplomatic or consular premises is a subject of controversy. During the apartheid era anti-apartheid activists on several occasions took refuge in foreign embassies or consulates. The refusal of foreign missions in question to hand over the activists was condemned by the South African government as a violation of international law. (See John Dugard 3rd ed (2005) 265-8.)

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