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Dramatic evidence at trial
Dramatic evidence at trial

Dramatic evidence presented at the trial in Chad of 21 former se…

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Am I Charlie?
Am I Charlie?

I am Charlie because 12 people were executed in cold blood. I a…

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Socio-economic Justice for All
Socio-economic Justice for All

The launch of the Amarightza Programme, Socio-Economic Justice f…

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Know your rights, says new government programme
Know your rights, says new government programme

The justice department's Amarightza programme aims to educate th…

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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

January 26th
UN expert urges the Government of Cabo Verde to prioritise measures to ensure the poorest members of society can have affordable, adequate housing.
January 26th
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein marks the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, urging all of us to resist discrimination of every kind so that all may live in liberty, with respect, equa…

IRIN News

2015/01/26
NAIROBI, 26 January 2015 (IRIN) - Almost 10 years after the International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant against him, Dominic Ongwen, a senior member of the Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army rebel group, finally appeared in The Hague today. IRIN lo…
2015/01/26
ATHENS, 26 January 2015 (IRIN) - The coming to power of a far-left party in Greece threatens to cause havoc for Europe's economy. But the landmark election could have a very positive effect for the thousands of refugees who arrive in the country every yea…

FHR Projects

Stories of Change Human Rights Awareness

he FHR-DOJ&CD Boland Area Human Rights Awareness Project arose from the government’s response to the De Doorn’s Farmworker Strikes in late 2012 into early 2013, and commitments made in imbizos in the area during and following the strikes. Consultations with the Boland farming community showed that common issues farms experienced were: lack of access to the civil and criminal justice system, ongoing farm evictions, including legal representation and access to justice services.



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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