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Press Releases 2017-03-30T13:13:10+00:00

Press Releases

IJR Spends 67 Minutes Caring For 67 Girls at a Juvenile Centre in the Western Cape

In honour of the late statesman, a team of IJR staff members spent time on Friday, 21 July 2017 at a female juvenile centre. The centre named Huis Vredelus is located in ElsiesRiver, Western Cape. [...]

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MEDIA RELEASE: IJR CALLS ON SA TO REACTIVATE THE STALLED PEACE PROCESS IN SOUTH SUDAN

IJR CALLS ON SA SPECIAL ENVOY TO SOUTH SUDAN, DEPUTY PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA, TO EXPLAIN THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SUDAN PEOPLE’S LIBERATION MOVEMENT IN OPPOSITION (SPLM-IO) LEADER RIEK MACHAR’S LONG-TERM STAY AND STATUS IN [...]

By | July 19th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on MEDIA RELEASE: IJR CALLS ON SA TO REACTIVATE THE STALLED PEACE PROCESS IN SOUTH SUDAN

Press Release: Transformation Audit Launch- Opportunity for Change: The Private Sector’s Role in Inclusive Development

Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release Press Release: Institute for Justice and Reconciliation  06 June 2017 MEDIA RELEASE -2016 Transformation Audit- Opportunity for Change: The Private Sector’s Role in Inclusive Development The Institute for Justice and [...]

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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 [...]

By | May 12th, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|Comments Off on Statement in Response to Everyday Injustices #Coligny #Karabo

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 [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Categories: News, Press Releases|5 Comments