Human Dignity

What to do when you are faced with hate speech

We all have those friends on Facebook who claim they have an absolute right to their opinion. "Well, that's my opinion and...

DUT Strike: “We Do Want To Go Back To Work…”

On Tuesday, 27 February, the deputy minister for higher education and training  Buti Manamela met with the Durban University of Technology (DUT) management as...

Johannesburg South Residents Embark On Roll-On Community Action

Residents of areas in the south of Johannesburg including Eldorado Park, Freedom Park, Slovo Park, Lehae, and Soweto have embarked on a wide-scale service...

The People Of The DRC Need More Support From South Africans

On Monday, the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA) and Human Rights Watch (HRW) held a roundtable on the ongoing crisis taking...

#WalkForFreedom: Capetonians take a stand against modern-day slavery

Human trafficking still exists, both internationally and locally, yet not many South Africans are aware of it. On Saturday international advocacy group A21 held...

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...

People are dying in Joburg building fires and no one seems...

Officials appear to have washed their hands of hijacked buildings in the Joburg CBD, leaving poor and vulnerable residents to live in dire conditions...

#sexistSA: I am not obliged to be attracted to you

AAISHA DADI PATEL asked students at Wits University to share their experiences of everyday harassment and sexism. This is what she found.     Have you experienced...

Fattis Mansion residents question the legality of their forced eviction

Residents of Fattis Mansions on the corner of Jeppe and Harrison Street in the Johannesburg CBD were forcefully evicted by close to 200 Red...

Halo Project SA Wants To Empower Drug And Aids Centre

Within the streets of Meadowlands, Soweto the South African Drug and Aids Council (SADAAC) can be found. The centre was founded by...

South African Muslim Activism Must Go Beyond Palestine

At a panel discussion on Tuesday hosted by the University of Cape Town Palestine Solidarity Forum, the issues of race, settler colonialism, and Palestine...

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...

European Governments Play Politics With Refugee Lives

On June 10, Matteo Salvini, Italy's new far-right interior minister, said he would not allow the MV Aquarius to dock on the Italian coast....

Ukuthwala: the sex trafficking scandal devastating rural South Africa

“Back home in the Eastern Cape, ukuthwala is normal and has always been, so long as one has the means to pay lobola and...

#BlackMonday: We must centre farmworkers in the “farm killings” debate

Though writers have opined on the apartheid nostalgia exhibited by #BlackMonday protesters, there has been silence in terms of placing land and non-white bodies...

The VAT Increase Is An Attack On Poor Black Women

The Soul City Institute for Social Justice and community advocacy organisation Amandla.mobi are "deeply concerned" with the recommendations of the Davis Tax Committee final...

Cato Manor Community Protests As Red Ants Destroy Shacks

The never ending battle between the eThekwini Municipality and shack dwellers in various informal settlements continues. The latest one comes after the Anti-Land Invasion...

The Holocaust and Genocide Centre Remembers The 2008 Xenophobic Attacks

It's been 10 years since the 2008 xenophobic attacks that took place throughout the country, claiming the lives of 60 people and injuring hundreds....

Here’s why the UN is calling for more women peacekeepers

The United Nations recently recommended that countries increase the number of female peacekeepers in peacekeeping missions. Last month, during the 71st UN General Assembly...

Palestinian Water Expert: SA Does Not Need Israeli Water Expertise

The water crisis in Cape Town is due to mismanagement, water expert and Palestinian citizen of Israel Mustafa Abu Raiya said in a Facebook...
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