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Avoiding the risk of causing anger is not the same as showing respect -- it could well be the opposite.
In the new Zimbabwe, there should not be room to romanticise about the past and its legacies.
Racism robbed SA of its economic potential and any form of racial perpetuation robs SA of its prosperous future.
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If one girl is a revolution, what happens when the rest of Africa stands behind her?
Prime Minister Theresa May departs 10 Downing Street in London to greet DUP leader Arlene Foster ahead of talks aimed at finalising a deal to prop up the minority Conservative Government.
The depth and extent of poverty in South Africa is becoming increasingly intersectional.
It's been a year and four days since the UK voted to leave the EU. That's 369 days of confusion and worry for the millions plunged into uncertainty about whether they can keep living in the country wh...
SA's law is generally on the side of LGBTIQ+ people, but it isn't always enforced and many people still aren't safe, says activist.
Amaphupha akhe neminqweno yakhe yayikukubona abantu abantsundu bekhululekile kwaye bephila ubomi obunikeza umdla, obungena buhlwempu.
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A closer look at the right of access to sufficient food and water is the first step in showing how human rights play a role in preventing cancer.
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Social justice campaigners Section27's impassioned plea on Human Rights Day defends the Constitution and honours those forgotten people whose rights were trampled.
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'Days of crying are gone, now we must just focus on continuing their legacy' — Nontsikelelo Biko.
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Human Rights Lawyer Peter Williams who succumbed to colon cancer, will be fittingly laid to rest on Human Rights Day.
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On Human Rights Day, formerly known as Sharpeville Day, The Huffington Post South Africa looks at recent events that show where we stand on human rights.
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Churches are complicit in spreading hate and bigotry, and yet are one of the most unaccountable institutions in the country. How do we change this?
The small West African nation of Gambia is rapidly approaching a crucial deadline. On Thursday, authoritarian President Yahya Jammeh's 23-year-long rule is set to end after his unexpected election def...
From start to finish, 2016 has seen increased attacks on civil society and human rights across the region; a worrying trend that has had a truly chilling impact on activists and citizens in general.
Professor Bongani Majola, who had applied for the role of Public Protector, was named chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission.