Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh


Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh is a South African lawyer. She is Director of the Africa Programme at the International Commission of Jurists. She was employed at Lawyers for Human Rights in South Africa from 2002-2014 where she headed the Immigration Detention Monitoring Unit from 2002-2007 and was Manager of the Refugee and Migrants Rights Programme from 2007-2014. She was the Executive Director of the Southern Africa Litigation Centre from 2015-2020 where she led many strategic litigation cases focussing on various human rights issues and in particular judicial independence, rule of law, international criminal justice, freedom of expression and association. She has significant experience and expertise in the fields of asylum and refugee protection, migration, citizenship and statelessness.