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A "Walk against Terrorism"

PALU joins the National Bar Association of Tunisia in condemning…

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Making human rights real
Making human rights real

Human rights are indivisible, interdependent, cross cutting and …

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Amarightza - Talk Human Rights
Amarightza - Talk Human Rights

Join top celebs Kelly Khumalo, Joey Rasdien, DJ Sbu, Thandiswa M…

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Supreme Court puts public officials on the hook
Supreme Court puts public officials on the hook

The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) confirmed that municipal offic…

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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

March 25th
A UN human rights report reveals a catalogue of violent attacks and threats against Libyan rights defenders, across Libya – and in some cases even after they are forced to leave the country.
March 24th
“Poverty in Chile risks being overlooked,” UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston warns. “It remains under the radar for many policy-makers, despite Chile’s impressive array of anti-poverty programs.”

IRIN News

2015/03/27
DUBAI, 27 March 2015 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's weekly assortment of journalism and research about the humanitarian world that piqued our interest. This week how aid destroyed a culture, channeling Islamic duty into the humanitarian system and has 'develo…
2015/03/27
ABUJA, 27 March 2015 (IRIN) - Nigeria is increasingly tense in the countdown to presidential elections on Saturday. President Goodluck Jonathan is facing an exceptionally strong challenge from former military ruler, General Muhammadu Buhari. Never has a p…

FHR Projects

Historically disadvantaged students

People and Power comprised 6 special reports on socio-economic issues and human rights during March and April 2014. Each report featured a consultation and discussion with a community in South Africa, allowing people to express their views and have a voice on national television.



The Foundation for Human Rights (the Foundation) is a grant making institution supporting civil society organisations in South Africa and the region that implement programmes which promote and protect human rights. The Foundation's mission is to address the historical legacy of apartheid, to promote and advance transformation in our country and to build a human rights culture using the Constitution as a tool.

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