Centre for Human Rights:
Press statements related to COVID-19

The following statements were published by the Centre for Human Rights, and deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, not only in South Africa but further afield on the African continent.

Mandela Day in the time of COVID-19

Published: 18 July 2020

The Centre at the 66th Ordinary Session of the African Commission

Published: 16 July 2020

The Centre expresses concern about the racialised nature of force during lockdown

Published: 11 July 2020

Centre & SAMA call on SADC to enhance the protection for older persons amdist COVID-19

Published: 14 May 2020

South African government should address the plight of sex workers during COVID-19

Published: 6 May 2020

World Press Freedom Day - The role of the media in tackling COVID-19

Published: 4 May 2020

Lessons from COVID-19 lockdown should inspire greater freedom

Published: 27 April 2020

Prevent South African correctional centres from becoming killing fields of COVID-19

Published: 21 April 2020

Statement by United Nations Working Group Responses to COVID-19

Published: 20 April 2020

African Human Rights Moot Court Competition of 2020 goes ahead in adjusted form

Published: 16 April 2020

CALS & CHR call on RSA government to address the plight of migrants during COVID-19 crisis in the interest of all South Africans

Published: 15 April 2020

Nelson Mandela World Moot Competition 2020 will go ahead: in person or on-line

Published: 1 April 2020

Implications of the global Coronavirus pandemic for ACCA and African States

Published: 31 March 2020

Continuity and change – the Centre for Human Rights in the time of COVID-19

Published: 30 March 2020

Postponement of Centre for Human Rights events

Published: 17 March 2020


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