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Fallist court case isn’t black and white
Fallist court case isn’t black and white
Interesting and important complexities that the case of convicted Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe raises are missing from public debate about...
Improve schools by having restorative justice and teaching learners more than content
Improve schools by having restorative justice and teaching learners more than content
High levels of ill-discipline and violence characterise many South African schools. The landscape has seen the erosion of teachers’ authority,...
Rule of law: Security issues undermine SA’s global status
Rule of law: Security issues undermine SA’s global status
South Africa’s declining position on the Rule of Law Index - coming in at 44th out of 113 countries surveyed in 2018 - is in line with a global...
Saying goodbye to Paddy Kearney
Saying goodbye to Paddy Kearney
Tuesday afternoon.
Justice is a misogynist so it’s little wonder that women get such a raw deal
Justice is a misogynist so it’s little wonder that women get such a raw deal
"Baby papa of neighbour doesn’t maintain and he works. Neighbour is unemployed. Direction please,” one person wrote. “Can I bring forward a...
Shutting Rikers would be a major step towards fixing the US’s prisons
Shutting Rikers would be a major step towards fixing the US’s prisons
"One day, I was walking through the receiving room and I saw an officer who was instructing two inmates at a time to put their feet on a box and...
Still no compensation for shooting victim, 20 years later
Still no compensation for shooting victim, 20 years later
Close to 20 years ago, then two-year-old Tshireletso Nyeufane was shot in the head by his older brother, who was given a gun to play with by a police...
The 'great unwashed' grow tired of the cycle of injustice
The 'great unwashed' grow tired of the cycle of injustice
At the instruction of the Socio-Economic Rights Institute I led a legal team that represented, in the end, 36 of the 37 families of mineworkers...
My father raped me for eight years
My father raped me for eight years
The girl was raped by her own father over a period of eight years. She bore him two children during that time and no adult intervened or helped her,...
Being able to access justice is a human right
Being able to access justice is a human right
The year 2015 is a momentous one for the South African Human Rights Commission: it marks two decades of this national institution's existence. It is...

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