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South Africa and the ICC: It’s not too late to change course

Remaining in the International Criminal Court would demonstrate real commitment to victims of the gravest crimes

Governments’ clampdown on NGOs must end – Navi Pillay

It is important that progressive public interest litigation be widely understood for what it is, a mechanism for holding power to account.

Atrocities outpace human rights

Outgoing UN rights champion lays bare hostility to peacemakers.

More attacks feared as Russia arms Mali

Russia has revealed it is supplying guns to Mali's government, while French troops have discovered a massive homemade bomb in Gao, north of Mali.

UN human rights chief ‘outraged’ at ‘pandemic of sexual violence’ in SA

Following the rape of Anene Booysen, UN human rights chief Navi Pillay has called on authorities to do more to tackle a "pandemic of sexual violence".

Shocking rise in Syria’s death toll

Human rights commissioner reveals blood-letting is a third more than previously estimated.

Pillay calls for an end to sanctions against Zimbabwe

UN rights chief Navi Pillay has urged the West to suspend sanctions on Zimbabwe and its president to give the country a chance to implement reforms.

Zanu-PF courts top UN official

Activists say the hosting of the United Nations' Navi Pillay is an attempt to sugar-coat Zimbabwe's poor human rights record.

UN rights chief touches down in Zim

SA's Navi Pillay, the UN high commissioner for human rights, has arrived in Zimbabwe on her first mission to the troubled Southern African nation.

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Gauteng responds to grave concern

The news of Gauteng’s grave site preparations raised alarm about the expected number of Covid-19-related deaths in the province

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Sassa disses disability grant applicants

Towards the end of level four of the lockdown, Sassa offices reopened for applications for old age pensions and childcare and foster care grants, but not for disability grants

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