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Assessing and promoting civil and minority rights in South Africa.

Anti-minority themes

SAM Kanada[Source: By Adrian Humphreys.]

A family of white South Africans — who sought refugee protection in Canada, claiming fear of rape and violence against whites by the black majority in their homeland — have won the Federal Court’s support to continue their asylum claim. Read more

SAM AF gebou[Source:]

South African civil rights organisation AfriForum is entering a new phase by shifting its focus to the mobilising of its 100 000 members to strive for self-reliance, thus taking care of their own interests and the interests of their communities, in addition to the active protection of civil rights.  This announcement was made at the official opening of the new AfriForum Head Office in Centurion today. Read more

SAM rap[Source: by Kwanele Sosibo.]

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is currently investigating complaints of racism submitted by the South African Hindu Maha Sabha in the wake of increasing consternation over AmaCde’s anti-Indian song Umhlab’ Uzobuya and a slew of racist Facebook comments by a man believed to be a Unisa student.   Read more

South Africa at a Glance
57 700 000 (mid 2018 estimate)
4.0% y/y in January 2019 (CPI) & +4.1 y/y in January 2019 (PPI)
1.4% q/q (4th quarter of 2018)
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