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February 23, 2016

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rig...

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December 10, 2015

A giant tapestry in honor of Nelson Mandela has been unveiled at the Cape Town International Airport, on 10 December 2015 to mark International Human Rights Day, Amnesty International announced tod...

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October 15, 2015

The suspension of National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega by President Jacob Zuma is a positive but long overdue step and will give some hope to the families of the victims of the Marikana shooti...

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July 17, 2015

International travellers passing through Cape Town International Airport will soon be greeted by a giant tapestry in memory of global human rights defender Nelson Mandela.

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