PASSOP is a not-for-profit human rights organisation devoted to fighting for the rights of asylum-seekers, refugees and immigrants in South Africa.
Please note PASSOP has moved! Our new address is:
Tulbagh Centre Building Room 413-414, Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town 8001.
Immigrants are often disempowered because they do not know their own rights. We offer free paralegal advice on documentation, labour and other issues, as well as assistance in finding employment. To find out more, click here.
Countless gay, lesbian and transgender refugees flee the homophobia and persecution in their home countries and make their way to South Africa. Our LGBTI Refugee Advocacy and Support project aims to assist and advocate for their rights. Find out more.
LGBTI Refugee Advocacy
Refugees are often exposed to hardships, discrimination and violence, both in their home countries and in South Africa. Yet they somehow overcome the odds. To give them a voice and to raise awareness around their plight, here are a collection of their stories.
The power of the media in shaping public opinion, and its subsequent importance for our advocacy
work is hard to exaggerate. Here is a collection of some of the major news articles that PASSOP is
PASSOP in the News
PASSOP relies heavily on the support from its volunteers, friends and supporters. To find out how you can get involved, become a member or donate, read more here.