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DA fails to lay charges against health minister, MEC

14 minutes ago

The DA has failed to lay charges of culpable homicide against Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi and KwaZulu-Natal Health MEC Sibongiseni Dhlomo, after alleged legal complications.

Frustration over delays in 'cleanse the whites' Equality Court case

2017-07-11 19:19

The Cape Town man who lodged a hate speech complaint against Gauteng government employee Velaphi Khumalo, over a Facebook post calling for South Africa to be cleansed of white people, is frustrated that the case has still not been heard after 18 months.

DA to visit KZN hospitals in midst of cancer treatment crisis

2017-07-10 05:10

Democratic Alliance shadow minister for health, Patricia Kopane, is expected to visit Addington and Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospitals in the midst of a cancer treatment crisis.

SAHRC calls on BLF to cease intimidation, harassment of journalists

2017-07-05 17:18

The SAHRC has called on Andile Mngxitama and his organisation Black First Land First to immediately cease intimidating and harassing journalists.

Bongani Masuku guilty of hate speech, must apologise to SA Jewish Board of Deputies

2017-06-29 14:15

The Equality Court sitting in the High Court has ordered the Cosatu's Bongani Masuku to make "unconditional apology" to the South African Jewish Board of Deputies.

Education dept must enforce ban on corporal punishment - SAHRC

2017-06-28 18:09

Corporal punishment at schools may be prohibited, but it remains a sad reality in South Africa, according to a report launched by the South African Human Rights Commission.

Solidarity submits 'selective racism' probe request to SAHRC

2017-05-09 20:42

Trade union Solidarity wants the Human Rights Commission to investigate ''selective racism'' in South Africa on the grounds that there are "double standards" in dealing with racism in the country.

DA to report Mbalula to SAHRC over Zimbabwean soldier comments

2017-04-26 21:27

The DA wants to report Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to the SA Human Rights Commission for the comments he made about former Zimbabwean soldiers illegally entering the country to rob and kill.

How Cape Flats youngsters see violence as the only way to heal

2017-03-15 18:14

A Grade 1 pupil is waiting to be old enough to date the gangster that killed her "mommy" so she can kill him with poison, an SAHRC seminar in Uitsig has heard.

Former Limpopo principal found guilty of violating transgender pupil's rights

2017-03-10 20:10

The Equality Court has ruled in favour of a transgender pupil from Limpopo who complained of discrimination and harassment at the hands of her principal.

 

Pastor ordered to attend sensitivity training after using k-word

2017-07-20 08:26

The Western Cape Equality Court has ruled that a pastor should attend four "sensitivity training sessions" after calling an individual the k-word.

'You will have to drag me out,' DA shadow minister locked out of KZN oncology unit

2017-07-10 13:54

An oversight visit meant to ascertain the current state of the KwaZulu-Natal health crisis has turned ugly after a National Assembly member was escorted out of Addington Hospital in Durban.

KZN cancer crisis: Patients wait months for treatment

2017-07-06 07:17

More than 150 cancer patients are currently awaiting treatment in KwaZulu-Natal's public health facilities - some for up to eight months, the provincial health department has revealed.

Cosatu 'disappointed' at Equality Court ruling on Masuku

2017-06-29 18:45

Cosatu has said it is disappointed that the Equality Court found its international relations spokesperson Bongani Masuka guilty of hate speech.

Ruling expected on Masuku hate speech charge

2017-06-29 05:02

The High Court in Johannesburg is set to rule in the hate speech case against the Congress of South African Trade Unions' Bongani Masuku.

Special-needs housing still a dream

2017-06-25 06:04

Two years after the finalisation of a special-needs housing policy, it is yet to be tabled for approval.

Solidarity to lodge UN, HRC complaints over 'racism double standards'

2017-05-07 21:10

Solidarity will submit a petition to Parliament requesting a debate on double standards that prevail in the handling of racism and possible consequences thereof.

SAHRC to investigate Helen Zille’s colonialism tweets

2017-04-21 21:39

The SAHRC will investigate whether Western Cape premier Helen Zille’s tweets about colonialism violated the Bill of Rights.

Qwelane has no respect for Constitution, court hears

2017-03-14 22:44

The promotion of hate speech was evident in South Africa's former ambassador to Uganda Jon Qwelane's 2008 column, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

Alleged 'homophobic abuse' at Eastern Cape school to be investigated

2017-03-09 22:41

The alleged homophobic abuse at an Eastern Cape school, where 38 girls were forced to publicly tell their parents they were gay, will be reported to the SAHRC, the DA has said.

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