The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has called for thorough investigations to be conducted in cases where people have died in police custody, or shortly after being assaulted by law enforcement agents, and for the investigation into the death of Collins Khoza in Johannesburg to be reopened. Police officers or soldiers involved[…]
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation said in a statement on Thursday that the sentencing of former estate agent Vicki Momberg sent a clear signal against overt racism. Momberg was sentenced in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday to three years imprisonment, with one year suspended, for her racist rant at a[…]
Five Palestinian child activists arrived in the country this week for to give their perspective of the Israeli occupation of Palestine and spread messages of peace and hope. The passionate and spirited youth are part of the Shamsaan kids Tour, South African born collaborative between young Palestinian human rights activists[…]
South Africans have been called upon to participate in a 24-hour solidarity hunger strike, starting this evening, in support of Palestinian political prisoners on hunger strike. The 24-hour hunger strike will commence at 6pm on Tuesday, May 2 and end at 6pm on Wednesday, May 3. Participants, like Palestinian hunger[…]
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has urged South Africans to unite in calls for President Jacob Zuma to step down. The foundation is holding a press briefing, in the wake of Zuma’s announcement of a cabinet reshuffle. It comes just a few days after Ahmed Kathrada’s death. Today also marks one[…]
Never fall into the trap of defending wrongdoing, chairperson of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Derek Hanekom warned on Tuesday. He was speaking at a multi-faith prayer session at Liliesleaf Farm for Ahmed Kathrada, who is recovering from surgery to remove a blood clot on his brain. “We know which party[…]
OPINION by Derek Hanekom Incidents of racism over the last year should leave us deeply disturbed. The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) dealt with 505 complaints of racism – an 82% increase from the previous financial year. This may point to increased awareness on reporting racism, which is a[…]
ANC struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada’s condition following an operation remains unchanged. On Monday, Ahmed Kathrada Foundation spokesperson Neeshen Balton said he saw the 87-year-old on Sunday night and he appeared to have had a restful night on Saturday. “There aren’t significant signs of improvement, he is still being kept sedated[…]
With the recent wave of racist incidents reaching a new peak today‚ when a pizza-delivery motorcyclist was deliberately targeted by a racist bakkie-driver‚ the Anti-Racism Network (ARN) announced on Monday that this week (14-21 March) was Anti-Racism Week. The campaign‚ which is being supported by various organisations‚ including the Ahmed[…]
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation has expressed shock and concern following two incidents related to issues of race. This includes allegations of racism during a field trip undertaken by Roodeplaat’s Curro School, and the massacre of nine people in a church in the USA. The Foundation’s Director, Neeshan Balton, said that[…]
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