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Ventersdorp Hate Crime case postponed
Ventersdorp Hate Crime case postponed

The case of Disebo Gift Makau whose naked body was found, strang…

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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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WORLD NEWS

United Nations

February 27th
The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye, hails the US Federal Communications Commission’s decision to protect net neutrality in the country.
February 27th
“Philippines must prioritize food and nutrition security,” the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food, Hilal Elver, warns at the end of her first fact-finding mission to the country.

IRIN News

2015/02/27
TRIPOLI, 27 February 2015 (IRIN) - Over 25,000 Egyptians have fled Libya since the killing of 20 Coptic Christians by Islamic State militants. But others are deciding that despite the risk, they are staying.
2015/02/27
NAIROBI, 27 February 2015 (IRIN) - Job-creation schemes are the traditional way to tackle the post-conflict problem of unemployed ex-fighters and to reduce the threat they can pose to peace and stability in fragile states.

Announcements

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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