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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Auxiliary documents

[Source: Amnesty International.]

Amnesty Nederland lanceert vandaag een essaybundel over Zuid-Afrika waarin het buitenlandse mensenrechtenbeleid van het land centraal staat. Hoewel Zuid-Afrika goede relaties onderhoudt met zowel traditionele als opkomende machten, zet het land zijn politieke en economische invloed slechts selectief in om mensenrechten wereldwijd, en in de regio, te beschermen en te bevorderen. Read more

[Source: ASC Leiden by Heinrich Matthee.]

President Jacob Zuma of South Africa and President Vladimir Putin of Russia attended China’s victory parade on 3 September 2015. The parade celebrated the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender at the end of the Second World War. The leaders of the US, Japan and the UK said they would not attend because they were concerned about a show of military force at a time of regional tensions.

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South Africa at a Glance
56 500 000 (mid 2017 estimate)
5.1% y/y in September 2017 (CPI) & +4.2% y/y in August 2017 (PPI)
2.5% q/q for the 2nd quarter of 2017
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