South African Institute for Race Relations

 
IRR urges lawmakers to assist poverty-stricken prisoners
IRR urges lawmakers to assist poverty-stricken prisoners
The South African Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has called for the release of poor prisoners who are unable to pay bail.
Police commissioner rejects SAIRR report on SAPS criminality
Police commissioner rejects SAIRR report on SAPS criminality
The South African Police Service (SAPS) has rejected a report on police criminality, saying it was compiled and funded with "malicious...
Murder hits black households the most, report
Murder hits black households the most, report
Eighty-one percent of all murders in South Africa take place in the homes of black people, the South African Institute for Race Relations said.
School closure case ‘political’
School closure case ‘political’
Political mudslinging between the ANC and the Democratic Alliance reignited when the Western Cape education department's decision to close 17...
SAIRR: Marikana could force ANC policy change
SAIRR: Marikana could force ANC policy change
The government would, henceforth, find it harder to defend a shoot to kill policing policy, he said. "Perhaps now that the whole world has seen...
Research shows SA's living standards improving
Research shows SA's living standards improving
"The improvement can be attributed in part to the increase in the number of people receiving social payments, such as old-age pensions and the...
Murder rates highest in rural areas, survey shows
Murder rates highest in rural areas, survey shows
Nine of the 10 municipalities with the highest murder rates in South Africa are in rural areas, and five of them in KwaZulu-Natal, the South...
Unpacking the poverty of journalism
Unpacking the poverty of journalism
Both Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma profess themselves to be "pro-poor", and usually these presentations escape scrutiny in the media.
Analysts: Violence jolts complacent ANC
Analysts: Violence jolts complacent ANC
Two weeks of anti-foreigner violence in South Africa have highlighted the growing disconnect between a public impatient for change and a governing...
SA battles national identity crisis
SA battles national identity crisis
A draft loyalty pledge has plunged South Africa into a new identity crisis as it mulls its common values 14 years after discarding apartheid to...
ANC on knife edge ahead of Polokwane
ANC on knife edge ahead of Polokwane
President Thabo Mbeki, who has dominated power in South Africa since the end of apartheid, risks being cast aside by his party next week in favour...
Govt slams school safety report as 'hype'
Govt slams school safety report as 'hype'
A report by the South African Institute for Race Relations (SAIRR), which said South African schools were the most dangerous in the world, is...

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