Violence

All your musical faves are trash

Issues of gender-based violence and women’s safety in public spaces are always a national concern, and it seems some of our musical legends are...

20+ reasons why men cannot be trusted

Journalist Pontsho Pilane lists the many times she's been harassed and violated by men, in both public and private spaces, proving why #NotAllMen is...

Eldorado Park mob justice: ‘Ons gaan hom dood maak’

A man was beaten to death by community members in what is believed to be a case of mob justice in Eldorado Park on...

The next time you see a violent confrontation, don’t look away

Dear bystander, We live in a society that is problematic AF. We see people being harassed on a daily basis. But sometimes we witness an...

Spur altercation would have been acceptable – by apartheid standards

Black people are always being asked to call out racism, and women asked to call out sexism, but there is something intrinsically frightening about...

Why we cannot justify the actions of the white man at...

This long weekend once again saw Facebook explode with racial tension. Angry BLACK WOMAN vs Angry WHITE MAN. So many opinions littered across every...

Spur people – with a taste for white male violence

We’ve all seen that video of a white man physically and verbally threatening black women and children at the Texamo Spur ranch at The...

Richard Pithouse unpacks discourses around violence on Eusebius’ show

Academic Richard Pithouse engaged in an enlightening conversation with Eusebius McKaiser on his show on Talk Radio 702 on Tuesday around semantics of the...

30 things you need to know about the Palestine-Israel conflict

There is no shortage of debate around the semantics of the Palestine-Israel conflict. SELIN KARA, a British-born human rights activist, put together...

Corporal punishment in the home: “If we don’t hit our children...

It has been exactly 20 years since corporal punishment was abolished in schools, but the South African Human Rights Commission has proposed that a...

#BringBackOurGirls: A year on and the Chibok girls are still missing

On 14 April 2014, 276 girls were kidnapped from their boarding school in Chibok, Nigeria, by the terrorist group Boko Haram. It has been...

Garissa: the Kenyan town attacked by Al Shabaab

Bodies are still being recovered from Garissa University College in Kenya, where Al Shabaab gunmen are holding students hostage. As the devastating tragedy unfolds,...

South African government condemns violence in Kenya

Government has denounced the violence in Kenya following the murder of 36 Kenyan workers in an attack at the Mandera quarry. The bodies were...
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