Khulumani's Advocacy Adviser and Board Member, Mr Tshepo Madlingozi is currently in Tunis to attend the World Social Forum, currently underway.
The WSF is the space where local actors from across the world come together to exchange experiences regarding their work related to the overarching theme of the World Social Forums - "Another world is possible".
Ten long years after President Mbeki was handed the final report of the TRC on Human Rights Day 2003, apartheid victims who have yet to be recognised as having suffered gross human rights violations, now face the injustice of the resources in the victims' reparations fund being disbursed to municipalities for the proposed renovation of infrastructure.
The Khulumani Forum Theatre Group is currently creating a Forum Theatre production that highlights the oppression of women and children through the use of violence. On International Women's Day, 8 March 2013, the group presented some of their work using Image Theatre on Park Station Bridge in central Johannesburg.
They joined other concerned citizens who had gathered in Rissik Street as a part of the Drumming Campaign (organised by mehlo-maya) to voice outrage at the level of violence in our society.
BREAKING NEWS from The Philippines: Khulumani welcomes the news of the signing into effect of a new reparations law in the Philippines on the twenty-seventh anniversary of the ending of the Marcos regime.
With thanks to Mr Ruben Carranza, Director of the Reparative Justice Program of the International Center for Transitional Justice, New York.
Khulumani is awaiting a decision from the United State Supreme Court of Appeal in the case Kiobel v Royal Dutch Petroleum. The case has the potential to affect the capacity to hold corporations accountable for aiding and abetting human rights violations.
Amy Goodman conducted an interview in October 2012 with Baher Azmy of the Center for Constitutional Rights for her programme DEMOCRACY NOW that highlgihts the critical questions that the court is considering.
On 26 February 2013, Mr Stephane Hessel, passed away at the age of 95 years. Mr Hessel, a French citizen of German origin, was tortured by the Gestapo and survived the Buchenwald and Dora concentration camps.
He became most well-known for his involvement with in the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948.