Press Releases

Statement in Response to Everyday Injustices #Coligny #Karabo

Recent injustices have, once again, highlighted deeply-entrenched and systemic issues of racism as well as violent masculinities as a result of patriarchy and the normalisation of violence in South Africa. The murder of 16-year-old Matlhomola [...]

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IJR Statement on the South African Government reshuffle

Media Statement: 31 March 2017 Following last night’s cabinet reshuffle, the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) joins other civil society organisations in their call for active citizenship to defend transparent and accountable democracy. The [...]

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Media Statement: Xenophobic Violence in Gauteng and the “March against immigrants” planned for Friday 24 February 2017

IJR Media Statement 21 February 2017 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) strongly condemns the “March Against Immigrants” planned for 24th February 2017, and the recent outbreak of Afrophobic violence across South Africa. Between [...]

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Press Release: A People’s State of the Nation Assessment, 7 February 2017

The State of the Nation Address (SONA) is to be delivered by the President at the annual opening of Parliament and focuses on current political and socio-economic state of the nation based on government assessments. [...]

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