South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC)

 
Human Rights Commission to investigate Willemse walk-out
Human Rights Commission to investigate Willemse walk-out
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will be establishing an inquiry into the events that led former SuperSport commentator and...
Racism tops SA human rights violations
Racism tops SA human rights violations
Racism and infringements of socio-economic rights were the most reported human rights violations in South Africa for the 2016/2017 year. This is...
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
Mashaba, SAHRC reach settlement on Ebola tweets
City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has reached a settlement with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) regarding a tweet he...
News media needs to save face
News media needs to save face
Amid the rise of fake news globally and following the recent revelations about “media capture” and the manipulation of journalists by less than...
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...

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