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Is Racism on the Increase in South Africa?

21 March 2017

By: Prof. Bongani Majola (Chairperson: South African Human Rights Commission)

Racism on the increase in South Africa?"is the question asked the most asked of the South African Human Rights Commission. The question arises due to the impact of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter, which have given voice to millions, but have, as a side effect, also complicated both the country's attempts to address the racial discrimination of our past and our efforts at social cohesion. Read more

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