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Peacemaking criminology as ubuntu: A reply to Thuli Madonsela

If the rich and powerful are afforded amnesty, then so too must the poor who are often pushed into lives of crime

João Rodrigues, apartheid-era crimes and the question of a blanket amnesty

The former Security Branch officer is asking the SCA for a permanent stay of appeal in the prosecution of the murder of Ahmed Timol in 1971

Why an amnesty for grand corruption in South Africa is a bad idea

Attempts to trade amnesty for information about state corruption have caused conflict as well as controversy in other countries.

Amnesty urges UN probe of ‘systematic’ Philippine drug war killings

The drug war is Duterte's signature initiative and is heavily supported by many Filipinos

Amnesty accuses Nordic states of failing rape survivors

An Amnesty report says flawed legislation, harmful myths and gender stereotypes had resulted in "endemic impunity" for perpetrators

Zimbabweans get four-year grace

But the permits are confusing, the process ill-conceived and many will remain in limbo

Zimbabwe finds new hangman, Amnesty fears new executions

Amnesty International says it fears Zimbabwe will resume executions after prison officials were quoted saying they have found a new hangman.

Amnesty: Morsi must protect women from sexual violence in Egypt

Amnesty International has urged President Mohamed Morsi to take "drastic steps" to end sexual violence against women in Egypt.

Zim amnesty processing nears completion

The home affairs department says the process of documenting more than 250 000 Zimbabweans living in South Africa has almost been completed.

McBride was convicted — period!

If someone was convicted of murder but later granted amnesty for their action, does that mean we should no longer call him or her a murderer?

Amnesty: Mozambique cops killing with impunity

Police in Mozambique are killing and torturing people with near total impunity, according to a report by Amnesty International released on Tuesday. "Police in Mozambique seem to think they have a licence to kill, and the weak police accountability system allows for this," Michelle Kagari, deputy director of Amnesty International's Africa Programme, said.

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ConCourt asked to rule that Zuma must testify for 10 days next year

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Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

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Touching lives through innovation

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Festive Reading

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Centre for Women & Gender Studies

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