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/ 23 April 2007

Silence is not an ethical option

When the cloud of apartheid still hovered over our heads, an atmosphere of fear pervaded the country, pushing its way into the thoughts of every activist — the fear that the car trailing you might pull you into detention, the jolt of adrenalin that woke you when a car stopped outside your house at night, writes Kumi Naidoo.

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/ 16 December 2003

Civil organisations should come clean

With increasing influence, status and resources on the part of civil society groups also comes the burden of increased public accountability. Civil society organisations, particularly those involved in advocacy work, are coming under pressure to improve their transparency and accountability.