South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)

 
Schools shouldn’t be political bait
Schools shouldn’t be political bait
Government’s response to protesters burning down schools seems to have taken a different direction. Gauteng MEC of education Panyaza Lesufi...
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
Maile launches probe into Mashaba’s ‘stolen’ Alex renewal project files claim
An investigation has been initiated to “ascertain the authenticity of the claims” that a Gauteng provincial government member unlawfully...
Big increase in mine water pollution
Big increase in mine water pollution
New statistics released in Parliament show that 118 mines around South Africa are polluting rivers, inadequately testing for contamination or...
Alex is a ‘disaster-in-waiting’ – Gauteng settlements MEC
Alex is a ‘disaster-in-waiting’ – Gauteng settlements MEC
According to Dikgang Uhuru Moiloa — Gauteng’s MEC in the department of human settlements — as the situation stands in Alexandra...
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Alex inquiry: City of Joburg refutes residents’ claims
Armed with slick presentations the City of Johannesburg has been at pains to explain to the residents of South Africa’s oldest township why their...
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
R1.3bn for Alex renewal project unaccounted for — residents
Over a hundred community members of Alexandra township came out to East Bank Hall, Alexandra, on Monday to share their grievances about service...
Flag case will set precedent
Flag case will set precedent
The Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (the Equality Act) has been widely criticised as having been badly drafted....
How to make our society kinder
How to make our society kinder
We have witnessed a continuous stream of broader societal ills playing out throughout our school system, ranging from general violence to sexual...
All our rights should be for all our people
All our rights should be for all our people
South Africa has come a long way since 1994 as far as civil liberties are concerned. 
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa needs to take a position on the plight of the Turks under Erdoğan
South Africa is still experiencing enormous challenges 25 years into democracy, and these need to be addressed urgently.Human Rights Day is...
Despite legislation, workers’s rights are still abused
Despite legislation, workers’s rights are still abused
The call for the expropriation of land without compensation emerged again in the Economic Freedom Fighters’ call for poor people to occupy vacant...

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