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University of Pretoria: Opportunity for doctoral studies on aspects of ‘Freedom from violence in Africa’

The University of Pretoria, working with a global network of research partners (including in Cambridge, Geneva and well-established collaboration with more than a dozen other African universities), recently established a research programme that focuses on violence reduction and securing the right to life in Africa.

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CHR hosts public lecture by Clement Voule and Christof Heyns

The Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria hosted a public lecture by Clement Voule, UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of peaceful assembly and association, and Christof Heyns, member of the UN Human Rights Committee on 4 June 2019. Mr Voule spoke about his upcoming report to the UN Human Rights Council, on assemblies in the digital age. Prof Heyns spoke about General Comment 37 of the Human Rights Committee on the right of peaceful assembly.

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Forthcoming publication: Self-Defence against Non-State Actors Volume 1

In this book, self-defence against non-state actors is examined by three scholars whose geographical, professional, theoretical, and methodological backgrounds and outlooks differ greatly. Their trialogue is framed by an introduction and a conclusion by the series editors.

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