ARTICLES RELATING TO SAHRC

SAHRC goes to court on behalf of transgender pupil

2016-11-15 22:13

The Human Rights Commission is taking the Limpopo Department of Education to court after a transgender child couldn’t complete her schooling at a school in the province because she was humiliated and harassed.

Gauteng govt sports promoter faces anti-white hate speech charge

2016-11-04 21:20

The SAHRC is taking government sports promoter Velaphi Khumalo to the Equality Court on a hate speech charge.

Go home, EFF MP tells SAHRC candidate

2016-10-14 10:55

Former Public Protector and current SAHRC chairperson Lawrence Mushwana was told go “go home” during his interview to seek reappointment at the commission.

I'm not for sale, SAHRC candidate tells MPs

2016-10-13 17:24

The daughter of a former ANC MP and a Presbyterian minister are among the candidates vying for SAHRC posts.

23 CUT students released on a warning

2016-09-28 19:32

Twenty-three Central University of Technology students, arrested on charges of malicious damage to property, illegal gathering and public violence, have been released on a warning by the Bloemfontein Magistrate's Court.

Mining’s ugly underbelly

2016-09-18 06:54

Communities around mines suffer while government does little to protect them from exploitation.

SAHRC to inspect PE toilet situation after DA complaint

2016-08-17 11:22

The SA Human Rights Commission will conduct an in-loco inspection at the site of a proposed sanitation project in Port Elizabeth amid a dispute over whether the council has started construction on the project or not.

Global concerns over SA's human rights policy - SAHRC to minister

2016-07-17 21:44

The SAHRC says there is global concern over SA's human rights policy.

SAHRC applies for leave to appeal Mangaung evictions

2016-06-29 21:35

The SAHRC has applied for leave to appeal an order granted to the Mangaung metropolitan municipality to evict people illegally occupying land on a Bloemfontein farm.

SAHRC calls on govt to deal with backlog of refugee applications

2016-06-20 18:04

As the world observes World Refugee Day, the South African Human Rights Commission has called on the government to deal with the backlog of refugee applications.

 

One step closer for SAHRC candidates

2016-11-15 21:23

The National Assembly has approved the nominations of seven candidates to form a new South African Human Rights Commission.

Poor turnout for R2K march in Durban

2016-10-20 14:30

A peaceful march in Durban hosted by the Right2Know campaign, which had hoped to attract students in their numbers, has attracted a crowd of less than 40.

State capture in the spotlight in rights commission interviews

2016-10-13 22:31

State capture and the capture of individuals by "wrong elements" have been in the spotlight during some of the interviews for appointments at the South African Human Rights Commission.

'Misinterpreted' Zulu king not guilty of promoting hatred – SAHRC

2016-09-30 12:28

The SA Human Rights Commission says it does not believe that Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini was guilty of promoting or propagating hatred against migrants during a speech last year.

Hearings into mining community problems resume

2016-09-26 07:54

The SA Human Rights Commission’s hearings into the socio-economic conditions in mining communities are expected to resume in Johannesburg.

School hair protests an opportunity to foster diversity - SAHRC

2016-09-07 15:56

The South African Human Rights Commission says the recent protests at schools over black pupils' hair should be used as an opportunity to foster diversity.

HRC to assess rights of elderly, disabled in KZN

2016-08-15 10:38

The SA Human Rights Commission is set to visit KwaZulu-Natal to assess human rights issues affecting the elderly and people living with disabilities.

SAHRC demands meeting with minister over SA's 'waning' human rights committment

2016-07-17 15:07

The SA Human Rights Commission has written a stern letter to International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, asking to meet her to discuss concerns over the country’s seemingly "waning" commitment to human rights, the organisation announced on Sunday.

SAHRC takes Vicki Momberg to Equality Court over hate speech

2016-06-21 21:29

The South African Human Rights Commission has confirmed that it has taken racist ranting motorist, Vicki Momberg, to the Equality Court over hate speech.

Human Rights Commission condemns racism

2016-06-17 21:12

The SA Human Rights Commission has condemned continuous outbursts of racism in South Africa following the emergence of a video clip of a woman letting out a stream of racist insults at black policemen.

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