human rights

 
Human rights face uphill struggle
Human rights face uphill struggle
Many experts have proclaimed the death of the post-1945 liberal international order, including the human rights regime set forth in the 1948...
The high price of cigarettes
The high price of cigarettes
By now, we all know that smoking cigarettes is bad for your health. But it can also be bad for the health of the people that make those cigarettes...
Detainee’s ‘suicide’ revisited
Detainee’s ‘suicide’ revisited
It has been 41 years but the photographs of the scene of Hoosen Haffejee’s death in a cell in Durban’s Brighton Beach police station have not...
'Itai Dzamara’s only sin was speaking up'
'Itai Dzamara’s only sin was speaking up'
This Friday, March 9, will be three years to the day that my brother disappeared. 
Zimbabwe: President Emmerson Mnangagwa's 100 days in office
Zimbabwe: President Emmerson Mnangagwa's 100 days in office
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa took...
South Africa does not need the help of Israel to solve our drought
South Africa does not need the help of Israel to solve our drought
A number of articles have been written by Zionists telling Capetonians they would have water had they taken help from Israel. An editorial in the Jerusalem Post earlier this week says...
Battle for rights in traditional rites
Battle for rights in traditional rites
Recently, I had an opportunity to see a screening of the award-winning film Inxeba: The Wound, which explores, in an incisive fashion, the...
Tanzania arrests a sign of ‘autocracy’
Tanzania arrests a sign of ‘autocracy’
A week after their South African and Ugandan colleagues were deported from the country — after being arrested for “the promotion of...
Inside Emmanuel Macron's draconian anti-terrorism law
Inside Emmanuel Macron's draconian anti-terrorism law
France’s National Assembly is soon to debate counter-terrorism legislation proposed by Emmanuel Macron’s government. This legislation, Macron claims, will enable France to...
The Sikasso paradox: Can the Mali miracle be repeated?
The Sikasso paradox: Can the Mali miracle be repeated?
Sometime in September 2016, Bienfait M’mbakwa Eca was sitting at his desk in bustling Sikasso, Mali’s second-largest city, poring over some new...

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