Steve Biko

SA marks Human Rights Day

President Jacob Zuma will lead the national commemoration of Human Rights Day on Tuesday. Political parties and government will on Tuesday remember the victims of the 1960 Sharpeville massacre, where police shot dead 69 people during a protest against the country’s pass laws, which were used to control the movement[…]

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Angela Davis: The struggle interrogated

‘Young activists of today stand on our shoulders and see what we have seen and more. But we do not provide a steady foundation.” These were the words spoken by African-American Professor Angela Davis at the 17th annual Steve Biko Memorial Lecture on Friday evening. Biko was killed in detention[…]

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Biko family not aware of autopsy report

Steve Biko’s family and his foundation were not aware of a post-mortem report on the slain anti-apartheid activist until this week, his son says in court papers. “Neither I not the second applicant [the foundation] had any knowledge of the existence of the report prior to 1 December 2014,” Nkosinathi[…]

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