ARTICLES RELATING TO HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES

Turkey, a democracy in crisis

2019-04-14 14:00

President Erdogan regularly vilifies journalists as "terrorists" while stoking fears of terrorism among his citizens. He frequently eschews facts and voices conspiracy theories, writes Ivan Phahle.

British 'sharia courts' under scrutiny

2016-11-13 18:01

For more than 30 years, sharia courts enforcing Islamic law have been operating quietly across Britain. But two official inquiries have put them in the spotlight amid accusations that they discriminate against women.

 

The dangers of 'us vs them' creeping into political rhetoric

2018-06-27 08:38

We are fast moving into a phase where "otherness" is again becoming part of our political narrative. We must guard against this, writes Melanie Verwoerd.

UN probe reveals 'gross human rights abuses' in Burundi

2016-09-21 19:00

The government of Burundi has been implicated in a number of human rights abuses across the country, including execution and torture, a new report released by the United Nations has says.

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