Centre for Human Rights Calls on African states to speed up ratification of the African Disability Protocol
The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, welcomes the recently improved pace of ratification of the 2018 Protocol to the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Africa (African Disability Protocol).
Press Statement (8 March 2022)
Centre calls for a robust response from the Government of South Africa to prevent xenophobic violence
The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, is concerned about the growing anti-immigrant sentiments and attacks fuelled by the recent xenophobic statements of political parties.
Press Statement (2 February 2022)
Centre condemns arbitrary detention and deportation of Corlett Letlojane by Cameroon authorities
The Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, is concerned and condemns the arbitrary detention and deportation of Corlett Letlojane by Cameroon authorities on 16 December
Press Statement (22 December 2022)
In depth study and action to prevent death at initiation
Centre calls for in-depth study and action to prevent deaths arising from customary initiation practices
Press Statement (20 December 2022)
Nelson Mandela World Moot Competition, 20 May to 21 July 2022
In the past years the University of Pretoria in South Africa has not participated in the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition in light of the fact that the Centre for Human Rights (CHR) is located at the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria.
Press Statement (17 December 2022)