human rights abuses

 
An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
An arms dealer’s guide to philanthropy
Ivor Ichikowitz is the founder and executive chairman of the Paramount Group, the largest private arms manufacturer in Africa. It makes armoured...
[Video]Killer's life sentence gives family 'a little peace'
[Video]Killer's life sentence gives family 'a little peace'
The man who beat Danel Rooskrans to death is behind bars, but that doesn't change the pain and rage her loved ones are left with.
By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself
By the time there are xenophobic attacks, you’re practically a refugee yourself
Some of the nicest people I know are saying of the xenophobic attacks, “Violence is not the answer, but…” This sympathy for perpetrators is even coming from foreign nationals....
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa is still experiencing enormous challenges 25 years into democracy, and these need to be addressed urgently.Human Rights Day is...
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
No truth for Gambia’s queer people
Gambia is accounting for its past. Two years after the end of Yahya Jammeh’s brutal 23-year rule, the country’s Truth, Reconciliation and...
Amnesty: Booking agents profit from war crimes
Amnesty: Booking agents profit from war crimes
Online booking giants Airbnb, Booking.com, Expedia and TripAdvisor are fuelling human rights violations against Palestinians by listing hundreds of...
The killing of people with albinism is driven by myth and international inaction
The killing of people with albinism is driven by myth and international inaction
In the last decade, close to 200 killings and more than 500 attacks on people with albinism have been reported in 27 sub-Saharan African countries....
Doublespeak in country of the abused
Doublespeak in country of the abused
The Gambia’s justice minister is set to address African parliamentarians on human rights, despite serious allegations of abuses in her own country....
Uganda bans deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia
Uganda bans deployment of workers to Saudi Arabia
Hundreds of women enticed by prospects of well-paid domestic worker jobs in Saudi Arabia have returned home to Uganda with horrifying tales of...
Governments' clampdown on NGOs must end – Navi Pillay
Governments' clampdown on NGOs must end – Navi Pillay
Governments tend to perceive nongovernment organisations' exposure of human rights violations as harmful to the image of the country, instead of...
China unleashes 'extraordinary assault on human rights'
China unleashes 'extraordinary assault on human rights'
The ruling Communist Party has "unleashed an extraordinary assault on basic human rights and their defenders with a ferocity unseen in recent...

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