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The use by security forces of excessive and lethal force increased during the COVID-19 lockdown. At least 115 people died in police custody. Incidents of gender-based violence soared. The asylum system failed those most in need; immigrants and other non-nationals were subjected to xenophobic social...
Africa Disability Rights

South Africa: Authorities must take immediate steps to protect persons with albinism against discrimination and advocacy of hatred constituting incitement

Ahead of the court appearance tomorrow of South African traditional healer Bongolethu “Dr Khehlelezi” Mzozo, over a video shared on YouTube in April 2023 spreading misinformation about persons with albinism, Amnesty International and the National Albinism Task Force are calling on the South African...