ARTICLES RELATING TO SAHRC

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 14:18

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

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
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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
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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
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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.

Allegations toilets at business park segregated

2014-11-05 10:27

The SA Human Rights Commission could investigate allegations that a Limpopo business park allocates toilets according to race groups.

DA wants probe into Free State municipality

2014-10-15 19:23

The DA has asked the SA Human Rights Commission to investigate the Mantsopa municipality in the Free State.

SAHRC - man retracts anti-Semitic statements

2014-10-06 17:49

The SA Human Rights Commission has urged the public to use social networking sites responsibly.

QwaQwa farm evictions 'violated human rights'

2014-09-23 19:31

The SAHRC says the mass eviction of hundreds of residents who lived on a farm in QwaQwa, Free State, by the municipality earlier this year, is a violation of their human rights.

Detainees' rights violated - SAHRC

2014-09-18 20:48

The right to health care of detainees at the Lindela Repatriation Centre are being violated, according to a report released by the SA Human Rights Commission.

Over R500m worth of stock stolen - AgriSA

2014-09-16 21:38

About R516m worth of animals have been stolen on farms so far this year, AgriSA says.

SAHRC : Evictions must involve 'ubuntu'

2014-09-10 14:48

Evictions of illegal land dwellers must be done humanely, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said in Cape Town on Wednesday.

SAHRC complaint lodged over bucket toilets

2014-09-08 14:54

The DA has lodged a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission regarding the increased use of the bucket toilet system in three provinces.

Marikana video disproves cops' version

2014-09-05 09:23
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A video shown at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry appears to disprove the police version of events ahead of the fatal shootings.

DA to probe bucket toilet usage

2014-08-29 22:30

The DA says it will investigate the increase in the use of the bucket toilet system in the Eastern Cape.

SAHRC school report misleading - dept

2014-08-25 05:00

A report on school infrastructure released on behalf of the SA Human Rights Commission and the Centre for Child Law was inaccurate and misleading, the basic education department has said.

Learner-to-school ratio meaningless

2014-08-21 21:23

The learner-school ratio used by the basic education department is not an accurate way to evaluate education quality, according to an SAHRC report.

Maid students not expelled from varsity

2014-08-09 14:29
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Two white students from the University of Pretoria who were photographed in domestic worker outfits have been temporarily suspended from their residences but not the university.

Tuks: Students' behaviour unacceptable

2014-08-06 12:14
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The behaviour of two University of Pretoria students who dressed up as black domestic workers was “completely unacceptable”, the institution says.

AfriForum criticises rights hearings

2014-08-02 16:55
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The SAHRC hearings into transformation at universities was biased and not transparent, AfriForum Youth has said.

Safrea approaches SAHRC over journalists' licences

2014-07-30 21:42

The SA Freelancers' Association says it will approach the SA Human Rights Commission regarding a proposal to "license" journalists.

Complaints on white women murders rejected

2014-07-29 05:00
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The SAHRC found no violations in the complaint by Steve Hofmeyr, the Freedom Front Plus, and others over statements made about the murder of white women in the country, the commission says.

SAHRC criticises health workers’ arrest

2014-07-11 13:15

The SA Human Rights Commission has criticised the arrest of more than 100 health workers for staging a sit-in at the Free State health department.

 

SAHRC: We’re open to resolving Bridges case

2015-01-20 15:57
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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.

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.

Segregated toilets: SAHRC may take legal action

2014-11-06 11:39
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The SAHRC may approach the Equality Court if it doesn't get co-operation from the owner of a Limpopo building which allegedly has segregated toilets, a spokesperson says.

South Africa’s looming water disaster

2014-11-03 09:12
210 comments

As load shedding strikes, and we bemoan the country's power woes, an even bigger worry lurks ominously, if government doesn't spend 100 times more to secure our water supply.

Farm murders decreased - Phiyega

2014-10-06 20:04
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Farm murders have decreased in the last four years, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega says.

Farm attacks not racially motivated - ISS

2014-10-06 15:10

The Institute for Security Studies says farm attacks are not racially motivated, but are motivated by greed.

SAHRC rejects 2010 Hangberg unrest claims

2014-09-23 17:28

The SA Human Rights Commission has rejected claims it is delaying a probe into clashes between metro police and squatters in Hout Bay four years ago.

1 734 farm murders since 1990

2014-09-16 23:39
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There have been 1 734 farm murders since 1990, the Transvaal Agricultural Union says.

Widow wants death sentence for farm murderers

2014-09-15 14:49
115 comments

A woman whose husband was killed in a farm attack two-and-a-half years ago has called for the reinstatement of the death penalty at public hearings.

NWU student: Racist attacked me

2014-09-09 10:00

A man has been arrested for assault after allegedly attacking a student in an apparent racist incident at the weekend.

Expert: SAPS poorly prepared

2014-09-05 20:03

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard that despite a theoretical awareness of firearm usage, SAPS members lack experience.

SAHRC: Eastern Cape govt violated pupils' rights

2014-09-03 17:23

The rights of some Eastern Cape pupils were violated when the provincial education and transport departments failed to provide them with transport, the SA Human Rights Commission has found.

Court rules Lindela detention unlawful

2014-08-28 18:55

The South Gauteng High Court has ruled that the detention of migrants at the Lindela Repatriation Centre is unlawful and unconstitutional, the SAHRC says.

SAHRC: School numbers declining

2014-08-22 05:00

The number of schools in South Africa has declined by 2 534 between 2000 and 2012, according to a SA Human Rights Commission report.

SAHRC: Land claim hurdles remain

2014-08-18 20:05

Problems with the land restitution process have not been fully solved and risk undermining the new five-year claim period, the SA Human Rights Commission says.

Sasco: Black people’s patience diminishing

2014-08-06 17:07

The patience of black people in South Africa is "quickly diminishing" as their dignity is repeatedly being trampled on, the SA Students Congress has said after an incident in which two white students dressed up as black domestic workers.

Action already taken against ‘blackface’ students

2014-08-06 10:52
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Disciplinary steps have already been taken against two University of Pretoria students who were photographed in ‘blackface’, the university says.

SAHRC: Spike in racism-related incidents in SA

2014-07-31 16:55
109 comments

There has been a spike in racism-related incidents in South Africa, particularly at universities, with over 500 cases being reported to the SAHRC in the past year.

University transformation under spotlight

2014-07-30 20:17

The SA Human Rights Commission says a series of national hearings on transformation at the country's universities are set to start.

De Lille unhappy over SAHRC toilet report

2014-07-17 18:58

An SA Human Rights Commission report into sanitation in Cape Town's informal settlements has numerous shortcomings, the city's Mayor Patricia de Lille says.

SAHRC identify need for hearings on farm attacks

2014-07-02 14:37

The SA Human Rights Commission says there is a strong need for its planned public hearings to address safety and security on farms.

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