Science, human rights and activism

Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (2022-03-09)

MP4 video, Size: 1.57GB; Duration: 1:16

Please cite as: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), (2022). Science human rights and activism. [Online] Available at:

In celebration of Human Rights Day 2022, Prof Abdool Karim chatted to us on what led him to take on activism, his journey with HIV, the juxta positioning of science and politics and how academics should manage policy-related issues. We discussed his impression on the scorecard on human rights issues and the COVID pandemic and the most critical things regarding human rights. In this informal conversation, we got to know more about the man, his journey and his mission.

Author and contributor ORCIDs: Soodyall, Himla ORCID; Abdool Karim, Salim ORCID
Publisher: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)
Peer review status: Non-Peer Reviewed