Impunity

“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...

‘Calling Israel An Apartheid State Is Not A Matter Of Political...

In our last op-ed for #IsraeliApartheidWeek, MICHIA MONCHO looks at the tactics defenders of Israeli apartheid use to deny the horrible truth. Following in a...

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...

Life Esidimeni Families To Receive R1.2 Million In Compensation

Family members of the Life Esidimeni victims will receive R1.2 million in equitable financial compensation, the Arbitration led by former deputy chief justice Dikgang...

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...

Xenophobia Permeates All Levels Of South African Politics

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema made news headlines a few weeks ago when he questioned whether former president Jacob Zuma's children Duduzane...

Separating Fact From Fiction: The History of the Establishment of Israel

The establishment of the state of Israel was never recognised by the UN Security Council, which is the only body with the authority to...

Marievale Evictions: The SANDF Is Still Barring Residents From Their Homes

Marievale residents have yet again been barred from returning to their homes despite a court ruling by the High Court in Johannesburg stating they...

Israel Is An Apartheid State

In our second op-ed for Israeli Apartheid Week, ALIE KOMAPE takes a look at how Israel’s racism and apartheid tactics oppress and violate not...

Ali Abunimah: Palestine Needs Global Solidarity To Overcome Its Apartheid

South Africans may not be a military superpower or an economic superpower in global terms but it is a moral superpower - and it...

As Long As The Powerful Can Detain Life With Impunity All...

International Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an international series of events that seek to raise awareness of Israel’s apartheid system over the Palestinian people...

Day Zero Preparations Could Have A Severe Ecological Impact

The City of Cape Town has managed to push back Day Zero, the moment when municipal water supply would be cut for most households...

Life Esidimeni: More Than Money, We Need Proper Mental Health Care

‘Umuntu ngumuntu nagbantu’. It takes a village to raise a child. For many African families, this includes aunts, uncles, grandparents, and cousins. So, when...

Why Is Everybody So Afraid Of DD Mabuza?

On Monday evening, Cyril Ramaphosa announced the first cabinet reshuffle of his tenure as president of South Africa. While there were many surprises and...

Oxfam’s Admission of Sexual Abuse In Haiti Points To Deeply Entrenched...

The international NGO sector is a multibillion dollar industry and one vital to the survival, stabilisation and reconstruction of communities globally, but what happens...

EFF: Zuma Is Gone, Now Dissolve Parliament

Following the resignation of Jacob Zuma as the president of the republic on Wednesday night, the Economic Freedom Fighters hosted a press conference on...

How a Loophole in SA Laws Makes it Easy for Government...

Living in the technology age means that most people are glued to their mobile phones for extraordinary amounts of time. Most people cannot wake...

Treatment Action Campaign not pleased with David Makhura’s absence at #LifeEsidimeni...

The Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) was not pleased when it learnt that Gauteng premier David Makhura, did not attend the #LifeEsidimeni arbitration hearings on...
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