The Idasa, an African Democracy Institute is an independent public interest organisation committed to promoting sustainable democracy based on active citizenship, democratic institutions, and social justice.
The Afrobarometer survey conducted in South Africa towards the end of 2011 provides interesting insights into the charachteristics of protests and protestors in South Africa. A recent surge in protests in the country makes the findings of the Afrobarometer all the more interesting.
Please find in the below an Idasa Statement and the paper which analyses the Afrobarometer data on protestors in South Africa.
For more data of past surveys and a useful analysis tool please visit www.afrobarometer.org
Download the statement above