South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)

 
SAHRC in hot water again over report tampering allegations
SAHRC in hot water again over report tampering allegations
The South African Human Rights Commission is once again embroiled in controversy, with its former chairperson, Lawrence Mushwana, facing fresh...
​Free expression or hate speech, and what it means for the Jon Qwelanes
​Free expression or hate speech, and what it means for the Jon Qwelanes
It has been eight years but former newspaper columnist Jon Qwelane’s controversial battle for freedom of speech couldn’t have come at a better...
SAHRC drops investigation of Athol Trollip family
SAHRC drops investigation of Athol Trollip family
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has dropped its investigation into alleged violations of employees by DA Nelson Mandela Bay...
Report finds Free State health services 'ineffective'
Report finds Free State health services 'ineffective'
The South African government, in particular the provincial Free State government, are failing to assume their responsibility to protect access to...
State must 'step up' to combat farm attacks
State must 'step up' to combat farm attacks
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) released a report into "farm attacks" affecting farm owners and farmworkers on Thursday, which...
King Zwelithini blames 'third force' for violence
King Zwelithini blames 'third force' for violence
Zulu king Goodwill Zwelithini has again failed to take responsibility for his statement, which many believe might have instigated xenophobic...
DA: Business minister's xenophobic comments 'fuelled the wedge'
DA: Business minister's xenophobic comments 'fuelled the wedge'
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has received a request from the Democratic Alliance to investigate comments made by Small Business Minister...
SAHRC invited to set up shop in Lindela
SAHRC invited to set up shop in Lindela
Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, under pressure from Parliament to account for reported human rights abuses at Lindela Repatriation Centre, has...
SAHRC investigating racism complaints over anti-Indian song
SAHRC investigating racism complaints over anti-Indian song
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is currently investigating complaints of racism submitted by the South African Hindu Maha...
Hurdles remain in land claims process - SAHRC report
Hurdles remain in land claims process - SAHRC report
Problems with the land restitution process have not been fully solved and risk undermining the new five-year claim period, the South African...
Free State school staff guilty of hate speech
Free State school staff guilty of hate speech
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has found a Bloemfontein school's staff guilty of hate speech towards black and...
'Demeaning, racial material' undermines ANC voters' rights
'Demeaning, racial material' undermines ANC voters' rights
The ANC on Wednesday...

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