ARTICLES RELATING TO SAHRC

Zwelithini's advisers to investigate xenophobia complaints before responding

2015-05-20 15:41

King Goodwill Zwelithini’s advisers will investigate the “genuineness" and "fairness” of the complaints made against him before responding, says Judge Jerome Ngwenya, who is leading the king’s team of advisers.

Rights violation charge laid against Zulu king

2015-04-15 22:21

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini faces another charge of hate speech and violating human rights - this time by the Western Cape organiser of the SA National Defence Union.

Hate speech complaint laid against Zuma's son

2015-04-02 13:01

The SA Human Rights Commission has received a complaint of hate speech against President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, after he said foreigners should leave the country.

SAHRC probing 'dompas' system

2015-03-11 14:01

The SA Human Rights Commission may launch its own investigation into allegations of workers being forced to apply for a green card to access certain parts of Worcester.

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.

 

Complaints on white women murders rejected

2015-04-16 01:30

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 fights for rights of single moms and their kids

2015-04-14 17:27

The SA Human Rights Commission has filed an application in the Western Cape High Court to challenge the current legal practice around the use of surnames for children born to unmarried parents.

More complaints of racism in Gauteng - report

2015-03-29 14:24

According to a flood of racism complaints to the South African Human Rights Commission, could Gauteng be SA's most racist province?

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.

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