Many young white people are encouraged by their parents to just “move on” with the business of the future, writes Adriaan Basson.
In terms of holidays this puts South Africa slightly above the world average of 11 days
EFF leader Julius Malema says Human Rights Day should be referred to as Sharpeville Day because the day bares specific significance to black people who lost their lives fighting for freedom and basic rights.
To overcome populism, it is important to develop a spirit and ethic of tolerance and embrace, writes Nico Koopman.
South Africa's celebrated political settlement is not yet systemically supported by serious efforts to secure an emotional settlement of the pain from our ugly past, write Mamphela Ramphele and George Lindeque.
We've put together our favourite inspirational quotes from some of South Africa’s most courageous people.
To continue celebrating Human Rights Day means we ought to ask whether or not people who were dehumanised for hundreds of years are now being protected by human rights, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
The more time lapses from the dawn of democracy in our beloved country the more important it has become to guard it jealously with the bittersweet reminder that our freedom was not free, writes Duduetsang Mokoela.
Thousands of ANC supporters have gathered at the George Thabe Cricket Pitch in Sharpeville, Vereeniging.
The community of Sharpeville is still home to many unemployed and poor despite Human Rights Day centering around events in the area, says DA leader Mmusi Maimane.
It is clear that resources need to be not just increased but also allocated where they are needed most to ensure that all children can receive a decent education, write Shenilla Mohamed and Iain Byrne.
With the Zondo commission underway, more than 20 civil society organisations have come together to establish a "civil society working group on state capture".
They say the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and so it was with businesswoman Magda Wierzycka this week, writes Nicki Gules.
Did you know that more than 11 million people in our country go hungry?
Hundreds of local residents attended a Human Rights Day celebration in Woodlands on Tuesday.
As we mark Human Rights Day, it is a time, especially now, to honour fearless and independent journalists, says Terry Bell.
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