Vaal taxi strike on hold until Friday, to honour Human Rights Day

2019-03-21 18:18

Taxi operators in the Vaal Triangle have suspended their strike only to honour and celebrate those who died and others left injured on March 21 1960 in Sharpeville.

Human Rights Day: 'To me this is a sad day, I remember the friends I lost' says Sharpeville resident

2019-03-21 11:06

Scores of people are making their way to the Sharpeville stadium to celebrate Human Rights Day.

SA's Constitution embodies the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

2018-12-10 20:00

As we commemorate Human Rights Day, our pledge and commitment should be premised on the pursuit to make rights practically realisable for all peoples, writes Ndivhuwo Mabaya.

Human Rights Day: Where are our rights?

2017-03-19 06:02

OR Tambo’s birth village is being used to celebrate Human Rights Day, but residents there still lack the most basic services.

South Africans remember Sharpeville massacre

2014-03-21 22:39

Sharpeville has been coloured yellow, red and black as the ANC, EFF and the PAC commemorated Human Rights Day in the historical township in Vereeniging, south of Gauteng.

ANC: Rights will be protected

2014-03-21 17:49

Government has redoubled efforts to ensure that the rights of South Africans are protected and upheld, the ANC says on Human Rights Day .

SA has a good story to tell, says Zuma

2014-03-21 15:42

South Africa has a good story to tell in the past 20 years of its democracy, but it has not been easy, President Jacob Zuma says.


Human Rights Day: What are your basic rights and where can you go when they are infringed upon?

2019-03-21 14:00

On Human Rights Day we reflect on the rights afforded to all South Africans as enshrined and protected in the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa's Bill of Rights, 25 years into our democracy.

Human Rights Day: 'Are South Africans being given the opportunity for a better future?'

2019-03-21 08:38

As South Africans commemorate Human Rights Day, historian Dr Gustav Venter says it will be an opportunity for the country to reflect on the accessibility of human rights for all citizens.

Human rights 70 years on: Important victories as well as major misses

2018-12-10 11:47

Numerous human rights principles adopted during the last 70 years might not have the effects we would like to see. But they have not been in vain, writes Henning Melber.

Boxers to pay tribute to SA’s history

2017-03-12 06:07

Boxing fans will celebrate Human Rights Day and 21 years of South Africa’s constitutional democracy with a world-class tournament in Kempton Park on March 31.

SA still experiences human rights abuses - Holomisa

2014-03-21 19:57

Despite the promise of a new democratic country, people of South Africa still experience human rights violations, United Democratic Movement leader Bantu Holomisa says.

Human rights day marks sad day - Zuma

2014-03-21 17:33

Human Rights day marks a sad day in South African history, President Jacob Zuma says.

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