+ Minority Rights

SECTION27 urges KZNDoE to take action on disabled school reports

SECTION27 notes with concern media reports this week containing allegations about the living conditions and treatment of children with disabilities at Sisizakele Special School in the Umkhanyakude District of rural northern KwaZulu-Natal. Quoting teachers and learners at the school, the…

Press statement on Operation Fiela

Press statement: Civil society organisations address media on the ongoing raids targeting foreign nationals Johannesburg, 12 May 2015 – The recent spate of xenophobic attacks and the subsequent crackdown of Operation Fiela-Reclaim (“clean sweep”), in a show of institutional xenophobia,…

People’s march against xenophobia

The following organisations are founding members or have endorsed the anti-xenophobia march on 23 April 2015 Partners and endorsing orgs 13h00 22 Apr FOUNDING COALITION   African Diaspora Forum Awethu! A People’s Platform for Social Justice Consortium for Refugees and…

People’s march against xenophobia

Media Alert | Press Conference Emergency Coalition announces People’s March Against Xenophobia 19 April 2015 Johannesburg – The recent xenophobic attacks that have gripped South Africa have shamed the country, and sent shockwaves far beyond our borders. The attacks present…