ARTICLES RELATING TO SAHRC

SAHRC probing Zuma's Van Riebeeck comment

2015-02-18 20:58

The SA Human Rights Commission has confirmed it is investigating complaints of hate speech against President Jacob Zuma.

SAHRC, Tripartite Alliance worried by jammimg

2015-02-14 16:32

The SA Human Rights Commission and the Tripartite Alliance expressed concern on Saturday over the jamming of cellphones during the State of the Nation address.

Complaint lodged over minister's foreigner comment

2015-02-03 15:21

The SA Human Rights Commission has received a request from the Democratic Alliance to investigate comments made by Small Business Minister Lindiwe Zulu about foreigners.

SAHRC wants government to act on xenophobia

2015-02-03 05:00

The SA Human Rights Commission has called on the government to act on the "sporadic attacks" on immigrants and the looting of their businesses across the country.

Limpopo protests await visit from officials

2015-01-20 16:10

Protest organisers in Malamulele, Limpopo, say they awaited a scheduled visit by officials from the co-operative governance department.

Matric mystery: What happens to all the girls who get bachelor passes?

2015-01-20 14:05

Girls with bachelor passes are flooding into higher education - so why don’t they end up in jobs? News24 finds out more.

AS IT HAPPENED - Sunette Bridges: I don't know what it means to be racist

2015-01-20 09:25

Get all the highlights from the hate speech case against Afrikaans singer Sunette Bridges in the Equality Court in Cape Town.

Government hailed for ratifying UN treaty

2015-01-18 17:33

The SA Human Rights Commission has welcomed the decision by government to ratify the UN's International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

M-Net apologises to Lotz family

2014-12-12 19:31

M-Net has apologised to the parents of murdered Stellenbosch student Inge Lotz for broadcasting a blurred image of her dead body in 2008, the SA Human Rights Commission says.

No system to track land claims - report

2014-11-21 13:13

There is no system in place to keep track of land claims, causing a major problem for the process, according to an SA Human Rights Commission report.

 

SAHRC gets complaint about Mbete

2015-02-18 12:38

The SA Human Rights Commission has received a complaint about National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete calling EFF leader Julius Malema a cockroach.

Makhura to help SAHRC eradicate discrimination

2015-02-03 19:52

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has been briefed on discrimination in the province's schools, and said he condemn racism and all other forms of discrimination.

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Couple accuse Paul Roos of racism

2015-01-27 10:09

A Western Cape couple has gone to the SA Human Rights Commission and asked them to probe a top school in the province, alleging the school is denying their son entry because he is black.

SAHRC: We’re open to resolving Bridges case

2015-01-20 15:57

The South African Human Rights Commission says it is open to resolving a hate speech case against Afrikaans songstress Sunette Bridges before the matter is heard in the Western Cape Equality Court on 20 April.

Right to school same as right to protest - SAHRC

2015-01-20 12:07

Pupils in Malamulele, Limpopo have a right to attend school just as residents have a right to protest, the SA Human Rights Commission says.

Sunette Bridges in hot water over hate speech

2015-01-19 18:04

The Equality Court sitting in the Western Cape High Court will hear arguments in a hate speech case against Afrikaans singer Sunette Bridges.

FF Plus accuses Zuma of hate speech

2015-01-16 22:32

The FF Plus has laid a complaint of hate speech against the ANC and President Jacob Zuma, the SA Human Rights Commission says.

‘Blackface’ students can return to res

2014-12-12 13:35

Two students who were kicked out of their University of Pretoria residence after being photographed wearing domestic worker outfits and smeared with black paint will be allowed to return to campus next year.

BCCSA cannot make order on Inge Lotz pics

2014-11-20 18:18

Complaints about the broadcast of a blurred image of murdered Stellenbosch student Inge Lotz in 2008 cannot be taken further, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has ruled.

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