South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)

 
Rights commission, anti-queer Christian author enter into settlement agreement
Rights commission, anti-queer Christian author enter into settlement agreement
A settlement agreement has been signed between the South African Human Rights Council (SAHRC) and author, Gretha Wiid. The agreement, which was...
The people of Bo-Kaap versus the private developers
The people of Bo-Kaap versus the private developers
A private development company has interdicted the Bo-Kaap community from trespassing and vandalising property on its construction sites after...
Judgment reserved in Velaphi Khumalo racial slur case
Judgment reserved in Velaphi Khumalo racial slur case
Judgment has been reserved in the Equality Court case between the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and Velaphi Khumalo over racial...
Does South Africa need a Human Rights Commission?
Does South Africa need a Human Rights Commission?
It’s a May morning in 2018 and cancer activists, journalists and politicians are seated around a fluorescent-lit conference room at the offices...
No hint of early elections
No hint of early elections
President Cyril Ramaphosa met with the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) at Tuynhuys in Parliament on Wednesday to receive an update on...
'Most hate speech complaints recorded in Gauteng'
'Most hate speech complaints recorded in Gauteng'
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) received 486 racism complaints for the 2016/2017 period and most centred around hate speech and the use of...
Lend children with disabilities a hand
Lend children with disabilities a hand
When President Cyril Ramaphosa presented his first State of the Nation address in Parliament on February 16, he called up the memory of the...
Committee to monitor UniZulu 'until it is fully functional'
Committee to monitor UniZulu 'until it is fully functional'
The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education has committed itself to closely oversee the running of the University of Zululand (UniZulu), in Richards Bay, "until it is fully...
Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo
Fears of more school disruptions in Limpopo
A top-level Committee meeting at Parliament on Tuesday heard that another shutdown could happen soon again in the volatile region of Vuwani,...
KZN cancer patients sent home with panados as treatment waiting lists grow
KZN cancer patients sent home with panados as treatment waiting lists grow
Alice Sibiya emerges from her bedroom, her jaw clenched. She carries three transparent plastic bags in her hands. 
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...

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