Impunity

Solidarity For Workers Unionised By The Willbes Haïtian S.A.

The historical legacy of Haitian rebellion in the political imagination of revolutionaries in Africa, the diaspora, and across the world cuts to core of...

Black-On-Black Colonialism: The Divide Between Francophone Cameroon And Anglophone Ambazonia

The struggle of the people of the English-speaking region of Cameroon made international headlines again last month when seven activists received prison sentences, ranging from...

“Many Women Die At The Hands Of Loved Ones”. I Will...

Over the weekend, a 27-year-old woman from Glenwood was hit and strangled by her partner who also attempted to throw her off the building...

SANDF Attempt To Use Police To Evict Marievale Residents

On 9 May, the Pretoria High Court ruled that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) would need to vacate the former army base...

Here’s Why The Saudi Government Is Cracking Down On Activists

On May 15, the Saudi Arabian government arrested a large number of women's right activists, featuring many of the prominent activists who had advocated...

Zackie Achmat Doesn’t Get Reverse Onus

On The Eusebius McKaiser Show on Wednesday, we finally got to hear the voice behind the man accused of protecting accused sexual predator and...

#JusticeForNoura: CSVR Condemns Death Sentence For Abuse Victim

“We reject the verdict given to Noura Hussein for the reason that in our view Noura should not be treated as a criminal but...

#EECoverUp: Zackie Achmat Is Taking M&G To Press Ombudsman

Prominent activist Zackie Achmat said on Wednesday that he will be filing a complaint against the Mail & Guardian with the press ombudsman for...

SANDF Must Provide Alternative Accommodation For Marievale Residents, Court Rules

The Pretoria High Court granted a victory to the embattled Marievale community, ruling on Wednesday morning that the South African National Defence Force (SANDF)...

ANC Youth League: Not Removing Manana Will Hurt ANC In 2019...

After the revelation that ANC national executive congress (NEC) member and MP Mduduzi Manana physically abused his domestic worker, the ANC Youth League on...

The Law Behind The Marievale Evictions: SANDF Was Never Deployed

With the residents of Marievale appearing in the Pretoria High Court on Wednesday, 9 May to have their housing rights protected, TIM FISH HODGSON...

“Conspiracy Of Silence” Happening Around The Rohingya Muslims

After last year's condemnation around the violence which was being committed against the Rohingya Muslims, the world seems to have gone silent once more...

Marievale Community Awaits Court Ruling Against Forced Evictions By SANDF

On Thursday, 3 May, members of a Marievale community, a community of approximately 600 people (150 families), approached the Pretoria High Court seeking...

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...

European Banks Called To Answer For Apartheid Crimes

From 24 to 27 April, civil society organisation Open Secrets along with the University of Witwatersrand's Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) will take...

#RUReferenceList And The Fight Against Rape Culture Still Wages On

Two years after the fight against patriarchy, misogyny, and rape culture at universities made headlines, the battle still rages on. Those survivors at Rhodes...

Israel Refused To Let Ghanaian MP Ras Mubarak Into Palestine

Ghanaian Member of Parliament Ras Mubarak was denied entry into the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) by Israel. Mubarak was invited to speak at the...

“The Only Democratic Thing About The Congo Is In The Name”

President Joseph Kabila has overstayed his welcome in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Congolese have been protesting his brutal reign despite violent...

Individualised Activism With No Structural Analysis Offers Only Half Solutions

At the first Oslo Freedom Forum held on African soil, activists from around the world shared stories of working to try and overcome authoritarianism...

#ThisFlag’s Evan Mawarire: Zimbabweans Have Found Their Voice

Evan Mawarire says not much has changed in the new Zimbabwe but he is hopeful for a better future for his country. The civil...
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