South Africans unsure of safety of COVID-19 vaccines; many unlikely to get vaccinated

By |2021-07-28T12:33:39+02:00Jul 28th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Seven in 10 South Africans have little or no trust in the government’s ability to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. A majority of South Africans say they are unlikely to try to get vaccinated. Close to half believe prayer is more effective than a vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection.

South Africans see postponing elections, using security forces to enforce lockdown as justified during COVID-19 pandemic

By |2021-07-28T12:15:07+02:00Jul 28th, 2021|Categories: News, Press Releases|

Seven in 10 South Africans have little or no trust in the government’s ability to ensure that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, a new Afrobarometer survey shows. A majority of South Africans say they are unlikely to try to get vaccinated. Close to half believe prayer is more effective than a vaccine in preventing COVID-19 infection.

Appointment of Acting Executive Director

By |2021-02-22T10:00:36+02:00Jan 19th, 2021|Categories: Press Releases|

The board of the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jan Hofmeyr as Acting Executive Director with immediate effect until June 2021. Jan replaces the late Mr. Stan Henkeman, who passed due to Covid-19 complications last December. The institute will start with the recruitment of Mr. Henkeman’s successor [...]

Media Statement on the Passing of IJR Board Member, Prof Lovell Fernandez

By |2021-02-22T10:00:50+02:00Dec 19th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release 19 December 2020 Media Statement on the Passing of IJR Board Member, Prof Lovell Fernandez The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) notes with sadness the passing away of Prof Lovell Fernandez, a member of the IJR Board of Directors, on Friday, 18th December. Prof Fernandez, a leading legal scholar [...]

Media Statement on the Passing of Stanley Henkeman

By |2021-02-22T10:01:11+02:00Dec 19th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|

Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release 19 December 2020 Media Statement on the Passing of Stanley Henkeman It is with profound sadness that the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) announces the passing of its executive director, Mr Stanley Henkeman yesterday afternoon, the 18th of December 2020, following complications related to the Covid-19 virus. Stan made [...]

PRESS RELEASE: IJR publishes policy brief on public use of and trust in news sources

By |2020-04-06T15:24:44+02:00Apr 6th, 2020|Categories: Press Releases|Tags: |

Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release: Monday, 4 April 2020 PRESS RELEASE: IJR PUBLISHES POLICY BRIEF ON PUBLIC USE OF AND TRUST IN NEWS SOURCES To inform communication strategies during the COVID-19 outbreak, the Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) has published a new policy brief on South Africans’ use of and trust in news sources. [...]

IJR Media Statement: Apartheid as a Crime Against Humanity

By |2020-04-03T10:25:08+02:00Feb 18th, 2020|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Attention Media Houses: For Immediate Release   Media Statement: Institute for Justice and Reconciliation Institute for Justice and Reconciliation Statement on Apartheid as a Crime Against Humanity  18 February 2020 The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) joins other organizations in condemning the recent statements of the former deputy-president of South Africa and the FW de [...]

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 [...]

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