A new SERI report found that the criminal justice system was "abused" in order to intimidate activists and protesters.
Academic and activist Jakes Gerwel, referred to by many as 'Prof', has died at the age of 66.
He was of one of SA's leading scientists. We take a look at the life and many achievements of Phillip Tobias, as a palaeoanthropologist - and as an activist.
Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng is now under US protection in Beijing after fleeing from house arrest, a US-based rights group said on Saturday.
A jailed Bahraini activist who has been on hunger strike for 58 days was moved to a hospital and fed intravenously after his health deteriorated.
Accused of fraudulent payouts, the unit is leaving bona fide freedom fighters mired in bureaucracy.
University's suburban development plans for Frankenwald betray its deed terms, activists say
A judge has ordered Zimbabwean rights activist Jestina Mukoko and 14 others freed on bail, reversing her decision of a day earlier.
Amnesty condemned the detention of 18 activists in Zimbabwe on Tuesday as political and said their plight cast a "dark shadow" over the country.