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Neither the SA Human Rights Commission nor the Gauteng health department are willing budge on their stance on an out-of-court settlement for 76-year-old Martha Marais, who was tied to a Mamelodi Hospital bench in May this year.
Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has filed strongly worded court papers in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg, saying the case the South African Human Rights Commission brought against him in the Equality Court is "unlawful".
The SAHRC has denied that it has silenced its acting legal head Buang Jones. It has, however, instructed him to stop making any further media statements about Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth's case pending a probe into his comments.
Allegations of a racist incident between a teacher and pupils of Tulip Secondary School were found to be untrue after the SAHRC went on a fact-finding mission. Instead, the incident took place between employees of the school.
The Freedom Front Plus feels the Eben Etzebeth allegations are being treated with undue haste.
Enver Wilsnach, one of two people who alleged they were assaulted and racially abused by Springbok Eben Etzebeth, has told News24 he is disappointed in the rugby star.
The South African Human Rights Commission has urged South Africans to use Heritage Day as an opportunity to unite in their diversity, instead of using it to divide.
The South African Human Rights Commission intends approaching the Equality Court over allegations that Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth racially abused a man at a pub in Langebaan.
The South African Human Rights Commission has warned that it will "take action" against politicians who make statements that amount to hate speech.
Ten students have been arrested after a day of protests calling for action to be taken against gender-based violence, Western Cape police have confirmed.
The South African Human Rights Commission in Gauteng has denied claims by the Gauteng Department of Health that a settlement was reached with the family of a pensioner who was shackled to a hospital bench.
Springbok Eben Etzebeth is taking the South African Human Rights Commission to court.
There is nothing untoward about the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) representing the so-called Langebaan Four in the Equality Court case against Eben Etzebeth, Western Cape commissioner Chris Nissen says.
The South African Human Rights Commission is investigating the conduct of its legal head, Buang Jones, concerning the investigation into Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth, Parliament has heard on Tuesday.
The South African Human Rights Commission says it has received further allegations about Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth and his relatives but maintained a position that he was innocent until proven guilty.
The South African Human Rights Commission is taking Limpopo FF Plus leader Marcelle Maritz to the Equality Court for allegedly using the k-word in an incident captured on video.
A community leader representing complainants in a matter about an alleged racist incident at a pub in Langebaan has told SA Rugby Union officials that Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth must return home to be internally investigated for any role he may have played.
AfriForum has been denied leave to appeal Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo's ruling that the gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag amounts to hate speech.
A teacher at Queens High School in Johannesburg has been suspended pending an investigation amid allegations of sexual harassment, with Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi urging pupils to come forward to assist with the probe.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) will first assess all the evidence it has before deciding whether to proceed with an investigation into allegations that Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth had racially abused a man at a pub in Langebaan.
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