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Something inside so strong
Something inside so strong

Report on FHR's activities at IDAHOT 2015 in Bloemfontein, May 2…

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New Film Highlights Hissène Habré Trial
New Film Highlights Hissène Habré Trial

A new short documentary shines a light on a Chadian prisoner who…

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SACTJ supports justice for Nokuthula Simelane
SACTJ supports justice for Nokuthula Simelane

The SACTJ supports the landmark legal challenge for justice for …

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SRI LANKA: Disappearances in Custody Six Years Ago Today
SRI LANKA: Disappearances in Custody Six Years Ago Today

On the 18 May 2009, a large number of witnesses saw more than a …

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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

May 22nd
High Commissioner Zeid warns that the escalation of fighting in recent weeks between Government and opposition forces in South Sudan has resulted in alarming gross violations of international human rights and international humanitarian law and taken a ter…
May 22nd
UN human rights experts call for the universal ratification and implementation of the Optional Protocols to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on key anniversary (Monday, 25 May).

IRIN News

2015/05/25
BELGRADE, 25 May 2015 (IRIN) - IKEA's new flatpack shelter partnership with the UNHCR is well and good, but how about reforming the process as well as the product? Now that could make a more profound difference, Paul Currion argues in his latest column.
2015/05/25
AMMAN, 25 May 2015 (IRIN) - The case of Wael al-Sahlee, who was nearly sent deported to Syria last week after spending two weeks sleeping in an airport, has shone fresh light on the Jordanian government's dubious deportation practices.

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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