Call for Researchers: State compliance with the Guidelines on Access to Information and Elections in Africa in Tanzania’s 2020 elections
Posted on October 14, 2020
The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria (the Centre) is assessing state compliance with the Guidelines on Access to Information and Elections in Africa (the Guidelines) that the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (the African Commission) adopted during its 61st...
African Human Rights Law Journal celebrates 20 year milestone
Posted on October 13, 2020
The African Human Rights Law Journal (AHRLJ) in 2020 celebrates 20 years since it first appeared. This milestone was marked with a webinar on 7 October 2020, hosted by the Pretoria University Law Press (PULP), based at the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria. The AHRLJ...
Webinar Invitation: Marking 20 years of the African Human Rights Law Journal
Posted on October 06, 2020
The Pretoria University Law Press (PULP) invites you to a webinar to mark 20 years of the African Human Rights Law Journal.
Press Statement: Centre for Human Rights condemns recent march against foreign nationals in South Africa
Posted on September 24, 2020
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). The marchers targeted Nigerians and Zimbabweans, in particular.
Second Mandela Talk contemplates what it would take to turn the tide towards women’s full equality
Posted on August 07, 2020
In answer to the question “What would it take to turn the tide of the negation of women’s rights”, a webinar commemorating Women’s Month identified two main responses: the need for mobilisation at grass root street level, and the need for building closer partnerships...
Three UP community members selected as semi-finalists in Miss South Africa pageant
Posted on July 03, 2020
One University of Pretoria (UP) student and two UP graduates are among the 15 women in the running towards becoming Miss South Africa 2020. Fourth-year Law student Matsepo Sithole (21), UP Social Sciences graduate Shudufhadzo Musida (23), and UP MBChB graduate Dr Karishma Ramdev (25) have all...
Update on AHRI 2020 Conference
Posted on March 26, 2020
We live in uncertain times. Around the world, severe measures have been put in place to protect public health and avoid the collapse of health care systems. Many countries are in lock down and international travel has all but ceased. South Africa will be in lock down for 21 days from midnight on...
Centre for Human Rights and WITNESS host Africa’s first 'deepfakes' workshop in Pretoria
Posted on November 28, 2019
On 26 November 2019, WITNESS and the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, hosted an expert meeting in Pretoria, South Africa. The workshop was on the emerging threats posed by deepfakes and other forms of AI-enabled synthetic media.