art for humanity...'the art of human rights'
is a non-profit organisation based in Durban, South Africa which specialises in producing fine art print portfolios, exhibitions, billboards and research projects that advocate various human rights issues in South Africa and internationally. The Art for Humanity website serves as an online resource for those interested in human rights, art and social development.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Constitution of Corruption
Ex commisioner:Bheki Cele
have The Right to human dignity, achievement of equality and the advancement of
human rights and freedoms. The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa
depicts South Africa as an open society in which government is based on the
will of the people and every citizen is protected by law.
Artwork by:Kim Berman (South African artist)
to iolnews, recently fired ex commissioner General Bheki Cele, used the alleged
words “shoot to kill “that sent outrage amongst the citizens of South Africa.
Centre for the study of Violence and Reconciliation state the reason for police
brutality is due to negligent police management, poor training and disrespect
for law and order.
Dialogue among Civilisations project depicts Freedom of Expression through art
and poetry. An art piece by Kim Berman is a perfect representation of police
brutality in South Africa. Her art work also represents a time in South Africa
when xenophobic violence spread like an epidemic across the African border.
to World report 2012, South Africa continues to grapple with corruption and
growing social economic inequalities.
on Freedom of expression and the tampering of media independence particularly
by the African National Congress raised concerns about government commitment to
the protection of basic and political rights.