HUMAN RIGHTS

Activists and politicians argue over violent protests

Several protests in Cape Town's informal settlements have turned violent in recent weeks. Residents, activist groups and the city's political parties are blaming each other for the violence and lack of service delivery.

Mary-Anne Gontsana

8 August 2012

Gay and lesbian activists protest Holomisa’s call for review

Last Wednesday, gay and lesbian rights organisations handed a memorandum to the ANC Western Cape representative, Songezo Mjongile.

Tariro Washinyira

25 July 2012

Court case highlights TB in prisons

A man who contracted tuberculosis (TB) while in prison is in a long-running court battle with the Department of Correctional Services.

GroundUp Staff

20 June 2012

Protest against xenophobia and homophobia

Gay rights groups and PASSOP commemorated International Day Against Homophobia and International Xenophobia Day at Observatory Hall.

Veronica Washaya

17 May 2012