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  • Annual Report Launch 2012

    The 2012 annual report launch was a success with participation of approximately 70 delegates of members, partners and supporters from various organisations on 24th May.

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  • CoRMSA protest against closure of refugee reception office

    A picket protesting the Department of Home Affairs’ (DHA) plan to close Refugee Reception Offices (RROs) in cities and moving them to remote border posts.

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  • Members Annual Meeting 2012

    A successful members meeting was held over a two day period, 19th and 20th May, discussing Amnesty International South Africa’s business operations.

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  • Hidden From View

    A successful members meeting was held over a two day period, 19th and 20th May, discussing Amnesty International South Africa’s business operations.

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  • Courting Justice Film Making

    In partnership with Lifeline Jabavu and Annette Fatti of Luna Films, Amnesty International South Africa facilitated a human rights education workshop on women’s human rights, the South African justice system and film making using mobile phones from 12 – 15 December 2011.

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WELCOME - SIYAKWEMUKELA

We welcome all Amnesty International South Africa Members, HRE facilitators/ multipliers, partner organisations and EVERYONE ELSE to our new website. Here you can find backgrounds, information like reports, toolkits/facilitators's guides, HRE events and news

Our Human Rights Education focuses on Gender Based Violence and HIV/AIDS. It is linked to the Amnesty International Global campaign on Stop Violence against Women see www.amnesty.org

 

Shell: Own up, Pay up, Clean up

The failure by the oil industry to properly clean up oil spills and other pollution in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria exacerbates human suffering and environmental damage, and leaves people exposed to sustained violations of their economic, social and cultural rights.
The two major oil spills which occurred in 2008 in Bodo, in the Ogoniland region of the Niger Delta, continued for weeks before they were stopped – more than three years later Shell has still not cleaned up the pollution.

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Hidden from view: HIV and women in rural South Africa

Over the past two decades the HIV epidemic has had devastating effects on the health and wellbeing of communities in South Africa. More recently, access to life-saving antiretroviral treatment and care through state and non-governmental programmes has expanded remarkably. Both the improved ability of people living with HIV to maintain their health and stronger government leadership have helped reduce social discrimination.