Press Releases

MEDIA RELEASE: The Institute For Justice And Reconciliation proudly present its 16th annual Ashley Kriel Memorial Youth Lecture 2019

By |2019-10-07T12:51:02+02:00Oct 7th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

Media Release: 7 October 2019 THE INSTITUTE FOR JUSTICE AND RECONCILIATION (IJR) PROUDLY PRESENTS ITS 16th ANNUAL ASHLEY KRIEL MEMORIAL YOUTH LECTURE 2019 Dying to be men: A new Generation of manhood  Venue:             Bonteheuwel Secondary School Date:               Thursday, 17 October 2019 Time:               18h30 – 20h00   FREE ENTRY, ALL WELCOME In 1987, at just [...]

PRESS RELEASE: The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation to host a three day Gender Indaba in Cape Town

By |2019-10-07T10:38:09+02:00Oct 7th, 2019|Categories: Press Releases|

  Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release 07 October 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation to host a three day Gender Indaba in Cape Town The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation will host a 3 - day Gender Indaba on the nexus between gender justice and reconciliation, and explore intersectional approaches to the creating and [...]

PRESS RELEASE AND MEDIA INVITE

By |2019-09-20T13:44:19+02:00Sep 20th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Dear Media Colleague, Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release 20 September 2019 PRESS RELEASE AND MEDIA INVITE Book Launch: IJR to launch collection of poems, short stories and non-fictional pieces at the Youth Identity Conference in Vryburg on 27 September 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) hereby invites members of the media and the [...]

IJR Media Statement: The Passing Away of Robert Gabriel Mugabe, Former President of Zimbabwe

By |2019-09-06T16:32:32+02:00Sep 6th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release                                                                                                     [...]

MEDIA STATEMENT: IJR Condemns the Criminalisation of Poverty in Cape Town

By |2019-07-18T12:15:08+02:00Jul 18th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

18 July 2019 On this Mandela Day, Madiba’s legacy should once again inspire South Africans to work tirelessly towards ensuring the dignity of all people regarding of race, class, or gender orientation. It also compels us to constantly ask whether our actions as individuals or institutions in a democratic South Africa continues to measure up against [...]

Media statement:The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation expresses its solidarity with the People of Sudan and calls for the Restoration of Constitutional Democracy and the Rule of Law

By |2019-06-10T15:03:39+02:00Jun 10th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

10 June 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) strongly condemns the violence in Sudan in response to the citizen movement for a restoration of democracy and the rule of law. Over 100 pro-democratic demonstrators have been killed, and a further 500 injured, by the Rapid Support Forces (RSF). The RSF is led by General [...]

Press release: Afrobarometer lays foundation for ‘next generation’ of giving voice to African citizens

By |2019-06-10T14:49:33+02:00Jun 6th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Accra, Ghana 6 June 2019 Moving from pioneering project to pan-African institution, the research network Afrobarometer will enter its third decade with a new structure emphasizing partnership, capacity building, and sustainability, Executive Director E. Gyimah-Boadi said Thursday. The ambitious restructuring will provide firm footing for the independent network of about three dozen national partner organizations tracking [...]

Press release: IJR honoured for best social stakeholder engagement

By |2019-05-28T15:11:32+02:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Eight African research organizations honored by Afrobarometer Zimbabwe’s Mass Public Opinion Institute (MPOI) heads a list of eight African organizations honoured this week for outstanding contributions to the pan-African research network Afrobarometer. MPOI received Afrobarometer’s first-ever Star Award for best overall performance among the network’s three dozen national partners during Round 7 surveys. MPOI, which conducted [...]

PRESS RELEASE: These Are the Things that Sit with Us

By |2019-09-06T12:24:00+02:00May 2nd, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

  New book seeks to contribute to a broader documentation and honoring of South Africans memories of the past Cape Town, 2 May 2019. What was the impact of apartheid on the lives of South Africans? How are people living with painful memories in their day-to-day lives? How do we conduct research in a manner that [...]

STATEMENT OF SUPPORT FOR THE FAMILY OF LENNOX GARANE

By |2019-03-08T11:56:26+02:00Mar 8th, 2019|Categories: News, Press Releases|

18 January 2019 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation [IJR], the Dullah Omar Institute [DOI], the Public Service Accountability Monitor [PSAM] and a growing number of civil society organisations have noted with serious concern the recent Protest Suicide of Lennox Mzuhleli Garane, Section Manager: Multilateral Relations in International Relations and Protocol Division of Parliament of the [...]