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Calling out selective outrage from South Africans on the Palestinian struggle for Freedom

By | 2018-05-22T10:47:17+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

In light of the ongoing Palestinian struggle, I am reminded of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s quote about how SA cannot be free without the freedom of the Palestinians, and how apartheid Israel can be defeated just as Apartheid SA was defeated.

Will South Africa see young people at the voting polls in 2019? Probably not.

By | 2018-05-22T10:39:25+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

It is important that our government begins to address the complex challenges that the youth face with the same energy, creativity and innovation that we as young people see in ourselves.

There’s something rotten in Cape Town

By | 2018-05-22T10:53:04+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

Much has been written about how Cape Town is rife with racism – the interpersonal and systemic kind. Of course, this isn’t surprising – we all endure apartheid’s legacies. But Cape Town, unlike, say, Johannesburg, has an ‘old-world’, colonial-redux kind of systematic separation and segregation.

Senior Project Leader: Inclusive Economies

By | 2018-05-14T07:57:56+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Vacancies|

Senior Project Leader: Inclusive Economies The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) seeks to employ a Senior Project Leader for its Inclusive Economies Project (IEP), within its Research and Policy Unit, to lead the Institute’s engagement with matters related to inclusive economic development and broader questions of socio-economic justice in South Africa and the rest of [...]

The Voice of the Cape radio interview on the role of language in obtaining economic freedom in South Africa

By | 2018-05-02T09:02:33+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

Jan Hofmeyer, Head of Research and Policy at the IJR,  had an interview with The Voice of the Cape on the role of language in obtaining socio-economic freedoms in South Africa. Listen to the interview here

Panel Discussion – “Justice, Peace and Reconciliation: Lesson for Peacebuilding Processes”

By | 2018-04-09T11:48:53+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

The longevity of positive peace agreements, grounded in societal reconciliation rather than deterrence, depend on the extent to which such agreements can, over time, remove the root causes that have historically divided conflicting parties. The University of Johannesburg’s Department of Politics and International Relations in collaboration with IJR and the Royal Norwegian Embassy invite you.

IJR welcomes the sentencing of Vicki Momberg noting that more needs to be done to #RootOutRacism

By | 2018-03-29T10:45:05+00:00 March 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|

The IJR welcomes the court’s verdict and sentencing of Vicki Momberg by the Randburg Magistrate court. The IJR also applauds the country’s justice system for finally viewing racism as a crime appropriate of a jail term and not a mere fine.

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