Human Rights are Never Domestic

By Henning Melber, ICWS Senior Fellow ONCE upon a time, anti-colonial movements were fighting for human rights against oppression and injustice. Representatives of these agencies claimed a moral high ground. As the “Wretched of the Earth” they expected and demanded...

Censorship and the SABC

by Martin Plaut, ICWS Senior Research Fellow On Friday 27th of May this year South Africa’s state owned broadcaster – the SABC – announced that it would will no longer broadcast footage of people destroying public property during protests. The SABC’s Chief Operating...