Hunger Strike

Morocco damages itself by stifling criticism

The country often turns to the courts when it doesn’t like what critics say, and this has a chilling effect on varsity research and the public media.

SAHRC invited to set up shop in Lindela

Following numerous reports of abuse, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba has asked the organisation to establish an office at the centre.

Deep Read: The power of the hunger strike

The digital age offers a new global platform for this ancient form of protest to change the world, writes Stefan Simanowitz.

Israel red-carded over detention orders

A former member of the Palestinian national football team remains on hunger strike over his imprisonment by Israel without charge, or trial.

Wits protest turns into full-blown hunger strike

A protest by a group of students over the dismissal of 17 chefs at Wits University has culminated in an indefinite hunger strike.

Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to go on hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails will embark on hunger strikes this week to draw attention to imprisonment without charge.

Bahrain activist moved to hospital after hunger strike

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.

Indian hunger striker goes on fast to end corruption

Indian activist Anna Hazare, whose hunger strike in August attracted public support, held a one-day fast demanding government to tackle corruption.

Thousands gather as India graft impasse shows signs of thaw

Thousands have gathered to support an anti-corruption social activist who has galvanized India against the government through a hunger strike.

India protests surge as anti-corruption activist fasts

Protests have swelled across India in support of anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare, and the government seems unable to end the standoff.

The hunger strike has ended

The nine-week-old detainees hunger strike has ended.

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Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

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