“A creative example of unarmed civilian protection is found in Medellin, Colombia, where the effective protective role of community-engaged artists is well documented. Since the 1980s Medellin has seen a sharp increase in violence. Civilians were caught in the crossfire…”

“The 2024 Human Rights Festival was held at the Constitutional Hill in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, between 21 – 24 March. The Human Rights Day in South Africa is a commemoration of 21 March 1960 in relation to the events that took place…”

“The year 2023 marked a historic moment for the deaf community when President Ramaphosa officially declared South African Sign Language (SASL) as South Africa’s 12th official language. This was an important decision which helped service the urgent need for building a…”

“After six months of savage and relentless attacks by Israel against Palestinian civilians resulting in more than 100,000 Palestinians murdered, maimed, or buried under the rubble – 75% of whom are children, the elderly and women – the United Nations Security Council…”

“The City of Cape Town has applied for an interdict against 60 families who have lived on a piece of land in Mitchells Plain for several years. The interdict application will be heard tomorrow (28 March) in the Cape High…”

“South Africa is usually said to be a country without enough water. Water scarcity in South Africa is linked to the inferior availability of clean usable water to meet all the demands within the country. Even where fresh water is…”

“UN aid chief says 730,000 Sudanese children are thought to suffer from ‘severe’ malnutrition.
Nearly five million people in Sudan are at risk of “catastrophic” hunger in the coming months, the United Nations has warned, calling for the country’s warring…”

“Bishop Robert Brennan is set to preside over a Mass dedicated to peace in Haiti. The Mass is scheduled for Monday evening, March 18, at 7:30 p.m., and will be preceded by a prayer service. It will be celebrated at…”

“As delineated in an op-ed for Prism, U.S. mainstream media is evading its duty to accurately report on the ongoing genocide in Gaza as it has continuously failed to cover Israel’s apartheid system, ethnic cleansing of Palestinians, and illegal occupation…”

Download PDF Amadiba Crisis Committee invites the public and the media to participate in the Human Rights celebration of 2024. It will be in Sigidi village on the Amadiba coast in Mbizana on 21 March, the Human Rights Day. It will start at 10:00 AM. We will commemorate all the heroes and heroines who have …

Dowmload PDF Release date: 15 March 2024 A Cape Town-based group including Congolese and South African community workers and activists have come together to organise a march on the 16th March 2024 in Cape Town, against injustice, genocide, resource extraction, and ecological devastation in the DRC. The march will take place from 9.30AM to 1PM …

“Sunday 17 March 17, marks the second anniversary of the historic ICASA spectrum auction when the government gave R14.4 billion worth of our national airwaves to the cell phone companies. President Ramaphosa told Parliament this “will bring us closer to …”




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