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2 February 2018
  When: 8 February 2018, 09h30-12h45 Where: Johannesburg Holocaust and Genocide Centre, 1 Duncombe Road, Forest Town   Hate crime spares no one: when it goes unnoticed, unnamed, and unchecked, we are all victims. On 8 February 2018 the Hate Crimes Working Group will be releasing its five-year report into hate crimes and discrimination in South Africa. With 945 cases, the study is...
22 January 2018
(Press release)
22 January 2018- Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) expresses its concern over the announcement on Friday (19 January 2018) by the Cabinet Justice cluster of Operation Fiela II.  Operation Fiela I, which took place during heightened xenophobic tensions in 2015, created an environment of fear and saw widespread human rights abuses by police, military and immigration officials.  Use of...