Activists want Sex Offenders Register to be made public

Gender activists from the Cape Flats have questioned why the National Sex Offenders Register (NSRO) is not being made available to communities, to protect vulnerable women and children from sexual predators. The recent case of a  13-year-old girl from Athlone, who was drugged and brutally raped by a man recently released from[…]

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Palestinian children activists ready for CT tour

Following packed crowds at public events in Johannesburg and Durban, a group of Palestinian children activists are headed to Cape Town this weekend for the last leg of their South African tour. The delegation of 5 children are in SA on an awareness program called the Shamsaan PalS4Peace tour,  to learn[…]

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SJC to challenge the criminalisation of protest action

The Social Justice Coalition (SJC) will challenge what it calls the criminalisation of protests in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday. The action arises after activists from the SJC were arrested on September 11, 2013 during a protest outside the offices of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille, GroundUp[…]

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Jerusalem expulsions target activists

By Budour Youssef Hassan – Whenever Palestinians stand up for their rights in Jerusalem, it is a safe bet that Samer Abu Eisheh will be there. It is hard to imagine a protest near the Damascus Gate — an entrance to the Old City — without his bellowing voice. It[…]

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S Africans in Gaza flotilla coming home

Two South Africans who were part of a team of activists attempting to bring aid to the Gaza Strip in Palestine by boat, will return home on Wednesday morning, the National Coalition for Palestine (NC4P) said. University of KwaZulu-Natal academic‚ theologian and activist Chris Le Bruyns and Ismail Moola, one[…]

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