Human Dignity

The Butchers Of Marikana Won

COMMENT What to make of the fact that the people who set the Marikana massacre in motion now sit...

Why Kashmir Is Still Under Lockdown

EXPLAINER The siege of Kashmir continues. About a week ago, the Indian government deployed over 30 000 more troops...

#KeepItConstitutional: Animated Series Teaches Learners About The Constitution

There’s a decline in knowledge about the Constitution among those South Africans living in marginalised and vulnerable communities. Interestingly, adults living in...

“Under Capitalism, No Black Person Ever Dies By ‘Natural Causes’”

COMMENT Whether we are aware of it or not, we see Black people as living synonymous with labour, especially...

#JusticeForCapeFlats: Here’s Why People Are Turning Their Avis Orange

Over the past few weeks, orange profile pictures have appeared on social media in South Africa, apparently inspired by a similar campaign...

#IStandWithIlhan: Ilhan Omar Pushes Pro-BDS Bill Despite Harsh Criticism

NEWS ANALYSIS United States congresswoman Ilhan Omar has been through the most, but she won’t be deterred. Despite United...

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 REVIEW Thuthukani 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

COMMENT Today, 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 REVIEW The 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 TO During 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...
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