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SA lawyers want Swazi chief justice fired
SA lawyers want Swazi chief justice fired

THE National Association of Democratic Lawyers (Nadel) has joine…

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Common Destiny, a tribute volume to Kader Asmal recently launched by FHR
Common Destiny, a tribute volume to Kader Asmal recently launched by FHR

Common Destiny, a tribute volume to the late Kader Asmal, was la…

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Legal Brief Africa Focus
Legal Brief Africa Focus

Core legal and socio-political news making headlines on the cont…

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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

High Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein addresses the UN General Assembly in New York about key human rights challenges, the importance of defending human rights defenders and the crucial need to adequately fund the work of the UN Human Rights Office.
October 24th
Development targets that pay no attention to those left behind can be met without having any real impact, warns the UN Special Rapporteur on migrants, Francois Crépeau.

IRIN News

2014/10/24
ERBIL, 24 October 2014 (IRIN) - The prospect of a fuel bill five times higher than last year has left already overstretched aid agencies in Iraq worried they will be unable to help many of the hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people (IDPs) li…
2014/10/24
HAMBURG, 24 October 2014 (IRIN) - When a video emerged last month of security guards physically abusing a resident of a refugee housing facility in the German town of Burbach, the ensuing media furore shone a light on an asylum system straining under the …

FHR Projects

Six communities. 300 voices.

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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