118 Mentally Ill Patients Die - Probe Begins in South Africa

The deaths of 118 psychiatric patients who were transferred from Life Esidimeni to 27 other non-governmental organisations have been described as one of "the greatest cause of human rights violations since the dawn of our democracy" by advocate Dirk Groenewald during his opening statement at the Life Esidimeni alternative dispute resolution hearings in Parktown, Johannesburg.


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