Masifundise hosts Youth Activist School

On 15 November 2021 Masifundise hosted its very first youth activist school in Durban. This school comprised of 30 youth members from the coastal communities of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape as well as Coastal Links veteran leadership. Throughout the week,...

PRESS RELEASE: Shooting and disappearance of Nibela fisherman at St Lucia, Isimangaliso World Heritage Site raises concerns regarding a shoot to kill pattern

On 12 November 2021, 24-year-old Thulani Mdluli and his three friends, all local fishers from the traditional fishing community of Nibela went fishing in the upper reaches of St Lucia. The Nibela community has lived on the Nibela peninsula for several hundred years,...

Civil society demands a human rights-based approach ahead of COP26

More than 180 civil society and indigenous organisations, and academics, across 50 countries, have signed an open letter calling on world leaders to put human rights at the centre of climate and environmental policy. This decision was made ahead of the 2021...