Impunity

Apartheid Denialism And Freedom Of Speech

Why is apartheid denialism in South Africa not a crime? More to the point, why is apartheid denialism not even mentioned in the bill...

Meron Estefanos: I See People Suffering And Its Just My Duty...

Meron Estefanos works tirelessly to aid and raise awareness about the plight of Eritrean refugees. The Swedish-based Eritrean human rights activist and journalist hosts...

The story I never got to tell – of rape and...

The recent debates on Indian nationalism and anti-nationalism spurred by the belligerent ring-wing after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power have only...

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...

Drawing the line between corporal punishment and abuse in parenting

UPDATE: The Constitutional Court upholds a judgment which says spanking your child is illegal. al.UPDATE: On 19 October 2017, a judge in the Johannesburg High...

#ApartheidBanks: Still Waiting For Justice

UPDATE: Authorities in Belgium and Luxembourg are refusing to investigate apartheid economic crimes, the Centre for Applied Legal Studies (CALS) said in...

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)...

#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...

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...

Court halts mining company’s bullying-tactic evictions in KZN

A mining company has been making an attempt to evict a community from its land in the northern KwaZulu-Natal town of Dannhauser and to...

European Banks Called To Answer For Apartheid Crimes

UPDATE: Open Secrets and CALS have been informed by the authorities in Belgium and Luxembourg that they will not be investigating the...

SA needs a stronger stance on the Rohingya Crisis

Over three hundred thousand Rohingya have been displaced since August 25, and there have been reports of indiscriminate killing and the burning of their villages....

Illicit Financial Flows Have Direct Impact On Ordinary People

Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs), base erosion, profit shifting (BEPS) and wage evasion is a growing problem that is causing huge capital resource leakages in...

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 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...

Disconnect Between Business And State Contributed To Marikana Massacre

COMMENT The Marikana massacre, in which 34 striking mineworkers were shot dead by police on 16 August 2012, was a tragic and historic event in...

Socio-Political Unrest In Anglophone Region of Cameroon

The colonisation of the Southern Cameroons, or the Federal Republic of Ambazonia, by La Republique du Cameroun, has been long and violent. PATRICK AGEJO...

Allegations of intimidation and torture as Marievale residents are evicted from...

Residents from Marievale who were granted a court interdict on Wednesday are still being evicted from their homes on the military base in Nigel....

From Andries Zwane to Andries Tatane – Repression, Austerity, and A...

Amidst the last few months of turbulent parliamentary politics and fierce leadership battles within the ruling ANC, bitter struggles on the forgotten streets, classrooms...

The top five issues Kenyan youth want addressed now

Acording to statistics from thinktank youthpolicy.org, 75% of the Kenyan population is below 30 years old. They are considered the future of the country,...
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