Monthly Archives: March 2019


Press Freedom and Human Rights Day

By Rowan Morar & Nokukhanya Mncwabe According to the Freedom House 2019 Freedom in the World Report, South Africa ranks among the global leaders with respect to Press and Internet Freedom.  While the metrics of many countries indicate regression in...

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Press Freedom and Human Rights Day

Investigating vs Reporting: The Reader’s Response

By Rowan Morar & Nokukhanya Mncwabe South Africa’s national elections are looming:  is the public receiving sufficient and appropriately robust investigative journalism on the basis of which to make informed decisions? Investigation in the 21st Century The internet has placed...

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Investigating vs Reporting: The Reader’s Response

The Origin of Human Rights Day in South Africa

By Rowan Morar & Nokukhanya Mncwabe South Africa’s constitutional dispensation designates 21 March Human Rights Day, a national holiday which serves to commemorate those slain and injured during the Sharpeville Protests of 1960, and which calls for the recollection of...

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The Origin of Human Rights Day in South Africa


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