Rohingya

Why the Gambia’s plea for the Rohingya matters for international justice

In early December, the International Court of Justice heard arguments filed by the Gambia against Myanmar for violations of the Genocide Convention. This included...

Myanmar grants jailed Reuters journalists amnesty

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were mobbed by media as they stepped out of Yangon's notorious Insein prison after their lengthy detention

Messages of support for Myanmar Reuters reporters as they mark year in jail

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were arrested in Yangon on December 12 and handed seven-year jail sentences under a state secrets law

Amnesty strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

The London-based global human rights organisation said it was revoking the Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009

Jailed Myanmar Reuters reporters file appeal

Lawyers for two Myanmar Reuters journalists have filed an appeal against their seven-year jail sentence

In the name of Mandela, ‘we cannot accept injustice’

Amnesty International calls on leaders to deal with the human rights crises around the world

The Myanmar generals accused of ‘genocide’

​A UN probe is calling for six members of Myanmar's military to be investigated for 'genocide' against the Rohingya

Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail Reuters reporters

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were each imprisoned for seven years last week for breaching the country's hardline Official Secrets Act

Myanmar rejects ICC ruling to probe Rohingya deportations

Following the International Criminal Court's unprecedented ruling, Myanmar says it has no obligation to respect it

Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar ‘state secrets’ case

The case has sparked an outcry among the international community as an attempt to muzzle reporting on the crackdown by Myanmar's security forces

White people must own their complicity

'Nazi Germany and apartheid South Africa dwell in my mind as I try to understand our histories, our now and our possible futures'

Catalogue of abuse: Seeking justice for the Rohingya

Different teams of investigators in the world's biggest refugee camp in Bangladesh have been quietly documenting the events of 2017

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Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Apartheid criminals still at large

Corporations and banks that aided the apartheid regime have not been brought to book, so they continue to act with impunity

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it