Human Dignity

Competing Petitions Launched Following Zodwa Wabantu’s Anti-Gay Rant

Following the outcry by the queer community to get Zodwa Wabantu’s reality TV show cancelled in response to the reality star’s homophobic...

Airport Security Protocols Must Respect Bodily Integrity

News that a Muslim woman was made to remove her headscarf by security at the OR Tambo International Airport has raised censure....

‘Forcing Muslim Women To Remove Hijab Is Infringement Of Rights’

Removing the hijab worn in the form of a headscarf for a Muslim woman is a right infringment. This is according to...

OR Tambo Airport Asks Muslim Women To Remove Hijab At Airport

A group of Muslim women travelling from Johannesburg to Cape Town have raised complaints that they were treated unfairly by security due...

The Real Price Of A Degree: “We Will Never Be The...

BOOK REVIEWThuthukani Nkosi, a master’s degree student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal has finally published his book The...

Victims of Sexual Violence in Sudan Deserve Justice

COMMENTToday, as we commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, we demand accountability...

Shot & Detained Palestinian Teen Mahmoud Salah: Sister Pleads For International...

It was a Tuesday afternoon in California, the United States, when Amina Salah got a call from her family in Palestine saying...

Queens Of The Kingdom: A Portrait Of Saudi Women

BOOK REVIEWThe Saudi Arabian woman is veiled in mystery: global media narratives paint her as locked in a...

The Refugee Crisis In Lebanon: How You Can Help

The little country of Lebanon is sandwiched between Palestine and Syria. Both countries are plagued with turmoil. Since the Nakba in Palestine...

Xenophobic Attacks Return In Durban

AS TOLD TODuring the March/April xenophobic attacks in Durban, a group of Congolese men in Philani, uMlazi Y...

‘Apartheid Flag Is Hate Speech’ – Nelson Mandela Foundation

On Tuesday, arguments were heard in the Nelson Mandela Foundation’s case before the Equality Court that displaying the apartheid-era flag of South...

Palestinian Youth Are Trying To Forge Their Own Future

Palestinian youth are intent on reviving an international Palestinian liberation project. From April 1 to April 11, a group of Palestinian youth...

Mozambique Battles Cholera In The Aftermath Of Cyclone Idai

The damage from Cyclone Idai is still growing. The cyclone is labeled the deadliest storm to hit Mozambique in the last 30...

Life In A Durban Hostel Is A Nightmare

March 21 marks Human Rights Day annually, where South Africans commemorate the events of Sharpeville Massacre, however, for hostel dwellers around Durban...

It’s Necessary To Watch Surviving R. Kelly

It should be impossible that R. Kelly survived the myriad allegations of abuse leveled against him. But he did. Twenty-five years later, his survivors...

Asijiki Coalition: Decriminalise Sex To End Workers’ Agony

"Sex workers are being persecuted everywhere for doing the only work that can help them make ends meet. Decriminalisation would not only help them...

Stop Letting Capitalism Convince You To Overwork

Recently Buzzfeed News published an article about “Millennial Burnout” - the condition seeming to affect people born between the years 1980 and 2000. It...

These Young Activists Are Working For Safer Schools

Lays dos Santos (18) has to leave home in the early parts of the morning to go to school or work every day. Travelling...

Durban: The Government Is Attempting To Evict People Living With Disabilities

“All we want is to remain at the centre, work and get our money. Our families are hungry,” visually impaired Evelyn Gumede told the...

The Psychological Burden of Living With HIV

"It's hard to be young and HIV positive." Twenty-three-year-old Saidy Brown knows this all too well, writes MOSIBUDI RATLEBJANE.At the age of 14,...
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