The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, in collaboration with Stellenbosch University, invites you to a Roundtable Colloquium that seeks to reflect on Nelson Mandela's tenure as president, and the legacy he has left behind.
The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation, in partnership with the Cape Town Holocaust and Genocide Centre, invites you to the Nelson Mandela Centenary Lecture , which will focus on Building Solidarity Through Dialogue.
It has been a few weeks since it was reported that the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) would work on possible prosecutions of the perpetrators behind the murders of anti-apartheid activists.
IJR strongly condemns the recent acts of violence carried out by Israeli armed forces along the Gaza strip, which has led to the deaths of over 60 Palestinians with over 2000 others wounded.
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.
IJR mourns the passing away of Morgan Richard Tsvangirai, the trade unionist, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and former Prime Minister of Zimbabwe. Tsvangirai was a courageous leader of the opposition against Robert Mugabe’s political regime.
IJR welcomes the resignation of President Jacob Zuma. While there are concerns about the majority party’s process around presidential recalls – as it happened previously with President Mbeki – we regard Zuma’s resignation as being in the best interest of the country
IJR joins the call for the FPB to withdraw this banning, effective immediately, as we believe that denying someone of their right to be represented, heard and protected threatens our prospects of collectively reimagining a national consciousness that is characterised by accountability, inclusion, justice and the full realisation of another's humanity.
An IJR team together with The South Sudan Council of Churches (SSCC) and Catholic Relief Services (CRS) are implementing the Action Plan for Peace by training 250 community peace workers in South Sudan
SAVE THE DATES - IJR invites you to its annual State of the Nation dialogue series which will run from 7- 20 February 2018. View the schedule for information on all events. Check our social media feeds for further updates.