Human Rights Watch

A queer night in Accra

Queer people in Ghana come up against religious conservatism every day. For one night a month, Yolo Lounge gives them a place to let down their guard and feel a sense of belonging.

Conflict is escalating in central Mali, says Human Rights Watch

Last year was the deadliest for civilians since the current political crisis began in 2012. And the fighting is also increasing in neighbouring countries

The changing face of Burkina Faso’s terrorist threat

Burkina Faso has been experiencing regular attacks led by armed terrorist groups from neighbouring countries. Surrounded by six countries, it is the northern part...

My hardest story: Reporting on being queer in Tunisia

Reporting on queer issues is always tough. But Tunisia was something else

Southern African countries ‘struggling’ to protect human rights, says HRW

Rights group calls for South Africa to show stronger leadership

Burundi’s poll exacts brutal toll

People are killed, raped, tortured, detained and forced to give up food. Africa, with South Africa’s leadership, needs to urgently stop the violence

Israel expelling Human Rights Watch country director

The case against Omar Shakir was initially based on statements he had made supporting a boycott before joining HRW

Mozambique braces for high stakes poll

High levels of violence are expected in the run-up to the October 15 general elections

Cameroon’s anglophone conflict goes back 100 years

On Monday, Cameroon will begin a national dialogue to try and end the separatist conflict but rebel leaders have already refused to take part

Denel wants to sell arms to Egypt

Nearly 2 000 people were arrested in Egypt this week. Their crime? Daring to protest against the country’s military government. The act of...

Nigerian migrants struggle to reintegrate after Libya ordeal

Many returnees suffer long-term mental and physical health problems as well as social stigma on returning to Nigeria

Healthcare system collapsing in Kashmir

With communication lines down, residents can’t call ambulances or schedule operations

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High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Viral threat no match for Mama K’s Team 4

While most of Netflix’s live-action productions have been suspended, work on Mama K’s forges on from the comfort of animators’ couches and kitchen tables

Under lockdown SA’s working poor is just poor

Last week, the International Labour Organisation warned that the economic fallout of the coronavirus outbreak would have a devastating effect on global working poverty

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories