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“The maiden voyage of the HRS Human Rights School”

It’s a new year and a new wave of human rights defenders have committed themselves to being Youth Human Rights Peer Educators to further promote a peaceful and harmonious Africa. However, this year is unique, it is the pilot of the Human Rights School, which takes place over 6 days. Continue reading

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The masses silenced: understanding the human rights violations in eSwatini – Report of the Webinar on the situation in the Kingdom of Eswatini (former Swaziland)

In Africa, the use of brutal force against peaceful protestors has become part of the structure of the political domain. Historically and in contemporary Africa, many regimes have resorted to the use of violence to silence citizens from pursuing political transformation and a balanced democratic system. With this, Africa’s pro-democracy movements will continue if absolute monarchical regime powers continue unchecked. This follows the police brutality and government-sanctioned violence in the Kingdom of Eswatini, which was sparked by protests that began in May 2021 following the death of Thabani Nkonyeni, a final year law student. Continue reading

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ǃke e꞉ ǀxarra ǁke, “Diverse People Unite”

On the 24th of September 2020, Africa Unite hosted a Heritage Day Event on Zoom to celebrate the various cultures that call South Africa their home. The event gathered community leaders from the wide array of cultures in South Africa … Continue reading

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