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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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Living with Schizophrenia
Living with Schizophrenia

SAFMH's October 2014 awareness programme is aligned to the World…

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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

October 20th
A report by the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights documents the alarming rise in executions in Iraq since the death penalty was restored in the country in 2005.
October 20th
Zeid calls on the Venezuelan authorities to immediately release opposition leader Leopoldo López and dozens of other people arrested during public protests since February 2014.

IRIN News

2014/10/20
JALALABAD, 20 October 2014 (IRIN) - Afghanistan's new policy on internally displaced people grants a whole swathe of rights to those forced from their homes by conflict or disaster but it now needs to implemented.
2014/10/20
NEW YORK, 20 October 2014 (IRIN) - Since the death of Liberian national Thomas Eric Duncan in Texas on 8 October and the Ebola infection of two US nurses that treated him, there have been increasing calls by US lawmakers to ban travel from the countries m…

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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