The role of South Africa in defending and advancing human rights across Africa has taken centre stage during a panel discussion at the University of the Western Cape.
Central African Republic may be getting safer, according to new figures from the United Nations (UN) that show a sharp drop in the number of attacks and human rights abuses since 2018.
A UN special rapporteur, who concluded that Jamal Khashoggi’s death at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul was “an extrajudicial execution” by the Gulf kingdom, criticised the United States over its inaction.
Rights organisation Amnesty International South Africa says the level of xenophobic attacks in the country is unacceptable.
FIFA must put human rights at the heart of any decision to increase the number of Middle East countries hosting the 2022 World Cup, leading global pressure groups urged on Tuesday.