Centre for Human Rights calls for release of Egyptian human rights defenders
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, is alarmed by the arrest and detention of three human rights defenders by Egyptian authorities last week, marking a troubling escalation in an ongoing campaign of harassment and intimidation that has thus far failed to silence various organisations dedicated to defending fundamental human rights in the country.
Press Statement (23 November 2020)
Catastrophic global failure to protect the rights of persons with disabilities highlighted in critical report
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, is part of a coalition of seven global disability rights organisations that have called for urgent action by States and the international community to halt the catastrophic failure to protect the lives, health, and rights of persons with disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Press Statement (22 October 2020)
Centre for Human Rights calls for complete police reform and justice for victims of police brutality in Nigeria
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, is concerned about ongoing police brutality and human rights violations in Nigeria.
Press Statement (19 October 2020)
Nelson Mandela World Moot Preliminary Rounds 2020
This year's Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition saw 44 teams (39 English-language and 5 Spanish-language teams) participating for the coveted eight quarter-finalists positions places.
Press Statement (29 September 2020)
Centre for Human Rights condemns recent march against foreign nationals in South Africa
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, is distressed by the march on 23 September 2020 against foreign nationals in the City of Tshwane (#PutSouthAfricansFirst).
Press Statement (23 September 2020)