Tag: South African


Caster Semenya Wins Human Rights Case Over Testosterone Rules

Caster Semenya, the South African Olympic champion runner, has won a legal victory in her long-running battle against rules that force her to medically reduce her natural hormone levels. The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) ruled on Tuesday that she was discriminated against by the Swiss legal system, which failed to protect her from the regulations imposed by World […]


South African Students Turn To The Street To Protest High Tuition Fees

South Africa’s President, Jacob Zuma, ruled out fee increases after protest. Thousands of students in South Africa took to the streets to protest a 10 to 12 percent hike in fees being proposed by their universities for the 2016 academic year. The students vented their feelings and frustrations by using placards, marching and singing anti-apartheid songs, throwing stones, and lighting […]