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PALU condemn xenophobic attacks
PALU condemn xenophobic attacks

The Pan African Lawyers Union (PALU), the pre-eminent continenta…

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FHR images from People's March Against Xenophobia
FHR images from People's March Against Xenophobia

Thousands of people marched through the streets of Johannesburg …

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Marching for Tolerance and Safety
Marching for Tolerance and Safety

The FHR joined thousands of people who marched through the stree…

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FHR calls for End to Xenophobic Violence
FHR calls for End to Xenophobic Violence

The Government of South Africa must realize its constitutional m…

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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

April 28th
High Commissioner Zeid and other top UN officials welcome the EU's decision to mobilize efforts to prevent further loss of life at sea, while urging a truly comprehensive response to protect migrants and refugees.
April 27th
Denmark did not treat a refugee with a mental disability equally before the law, when it refused, without giving a reason, to exempt him from the language requirement for citizenship, UN experts find.

IRIN News

2015/04/28
GUECKEDOU, 28 April 2015 (IRIN) - It is hard to put their anguish into words. After losing loved ones to Ebola, Guineans following traditional customs have waited more than a year to honour the dead due to government restrictions on public gatherings. Fin…
2015/04/27
KATHMANDU, 27 April 2015 (IRIN) - Rescue teams continue to dig through the rubble of buildings destroyed by Saturday's earthquake, trying to reach people trapped beneath the debris. The scale of the disaster is becoming ever clearer with hospitals overwhe…

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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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