'We simply do not trust the SAHRC' - couple slams court bid against Beloftebos wedding venue

2020-03-03 10:17

The SA Human Rights Commission's court application against the Beloftebos wedding venue is a case of cheap politics, two women who were turned away from the venue have charged.

SAHRC visits Tembisa Hospital where 10 babies died

2020-01-27 18:51

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) says while it is satisfied with interventions put in place by Tembisa Hospital to prevent any further deaths, it is concerned that it is not appropriately resourced compared to other hospitals in Gauteng.

WATCH | Enock Mpianzi's family forced to climb over lodge's locked gate during SAHRC site visit

2020-01-22 13:25

The family of 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi have had to climb over a locked gate at the Nyati Bush and River Break lodge near Brits in North West during an inspection with the South African Human Rights Commission.

SAHRC officials and Enoch Mpianzi's family find gates of lodge locked ahead of planned inspection

2020-01-21 14:03

SA Human Rights Commission officials have encountered a locked gate at Nyati Bush and Riverbreak Lodge near Brits in the North West, where they were meant to conduct an inspection of the scene where 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi died.

Parktown Boys' camp tragedy: SA Human Rights Commission to help family

2020-01-20 08:22

The Human Rights Commission says it is willing to assist the family of a 13-year-old Parktown Boys' High School pupil who drowned at a Grade 8 orientation camp in the North West.

SAHRC probing allegations of religious discrimination in Limpopo premier's office

2019-12-03 07:08

The SA Human Rights Commission in Limpopo is investigating staff in the Limpopo premier's office following allegations of religious discrimination.

'Gay is not ok' columnist off the hook as SCA orders rewrite of 'vague' hate speech definition

2019-12-01 11:58

The Supreme Court of Appeal has found the current definition of hate speech to be unconstitutional after it ruled that former diplomat Jon Qwelane's opinion on same-sex marriage was hurtful, but did not amount to hate speech under the current definition.

Project managers, councillors did not benefit from Alex renewal project - former city manager

2019-11-22 17:11

Former Johannesburg city manager Professor Trevor Fowler has denied that his project managers and councillors benefited from the Alexandra Renewal Project.

Pretoria residents get costs order in refugees interdict application

2019-11-21 16:34

Pretoria residents have secured a costs order in their application for an order to have refugees removed from outside the offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees where they were camped.

Mashatile recalls no knowledge of corruption during implementation of Alex project

2019-11-19 19:37

Former Gauteng premier and housing and finance MEC Paul Mashatile has told the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) hearing that he has no knowledge of councillors who used their political influence to benefit from the Alexandra Renewal Project (ARP).


SAHRC launches application against Beloftebos wedding venue

2020-03-02 18:33

The SA Human Rights Commission believes its case against the owners of the Beloftebos wedding venue is important enough to be heard by a full bench in the Western Cape High Court, where it launched a court application.

Eben Etzebeth saga: Mutual agreement to withdraw high court review, proceed to Equality Court

2020-01-24 17:22

The South African Human Rights Commission and Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth mutually agree to withdraw the review application in the High Court in Pretoria of the so-called Langebaan Four case, which will now proceed in the Equality Court.

'Nyati lodge is hiding something' - Enoch Mpianzi's father who was forced to climb over locked gate

2020-01-21 19:48

The family of 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi believes the owners of Nyati Bush and River Break lodge in North West are hiding the details surrounding his death.

Enoch Mpianzi's family mulls suing Gauteng govt and Parktown Boys' High

2020-01-20 18:02

Enoch Mpianzi's family is threatening to sue both Parktown Boys' High School and the Gauteng Department of Education.

SA Human Rights Commission welcomes settlement with family of Martha Marais who was tied to Mamelodi Hospital bench

2020-01-07 16:17

The South African Human Rights Commission welcomes the settlement reached between Martha Marais, the elderly woman who was tied to a bench at Mamelodi Hospital, and the Gauteng Department of Health.

'Gay is not ok' case: ConCourt must step in to provide clarity on hate speech, says legal expert

2019-12-02 22:23

It is important for the Constitutional Court to give a proper interpretation of the law arising from the case of former diplomat Jon Qwelane's opinion on same-sex marriage, a legal expert has said.

SAHRC denies it charged Eben Etzebeth to appease Langebaan community - report

2019-11-26 06:57

The South African Human Rights Commission has denied claims that it charged Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth in the Equality Court to appease the Langebaan community, a report says.

'During my tenure Alexandra saw developments' - Nomvula Mokonyane tells inquiry

2019-11-21 17:01

Former Cabinet minister Nomvula Mokonyane has described the controversial Alexandra Renewal Project, currently the subject of an inquiry, as a success.

People of Alexandra are not living in inhumane conditions - Mashatile to Alexandra inquiry

2019-11-20 12:06

ANC treasurer general Paul Mashatile says Alexandra residents are not living in inhumane conditions, although he acknowledges that the area has challenges.

Hit, pulled and bottles flung: Interfaith delegation 'attacked' at Cape Town church while trying to mediate for refugees

2019-11-15 11:05

An interfaith delegation trying to help mediate for a group of refugees and asylum seekers has allegedly been attacked in the Cape Town church in which hundreds have sought shelter.

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