Fighting for fairness
Justice for Popi and Bongeka: biggest human rights event is back on table
Amnesty International’s letter-writing campaign turns 20 this year, and three cases from Africa are in the spotlight
On a cool autumn Friday night in May 2017, Popi Qwabe and her best friend Bongeka Phungula, both in their 20s, headed out for a Friday night celebration together.
At some point on that fateful night, the two flagged down a minibus taxi for a lift to Maponya Mall in Soweto...