SAHRC tells Mamelodi Hospital doctor his statement about hospital abuse is contradictory

2019-06-11 16:58

Mamelodi Hospital has given a different version of events about what transpired when 76-year-old Martha Marais was restrained under a bench and left to lie on the floor of the institution.

EFF leader Julius Malema to be summoned to Alexandra Inquiry

2019-05-15 17:54

EFF leader Julius Malema is to be summoned by the South African Human Rights Commission to testify at its inquiry into the Alexandra protests, for encouraging his supporters to illegally occupy land.

Alexandra shutdown had nothing to do with politics - residents tell SAHRC and Public Protector inquiry

2019-05-13 22:45

Land invaders and illegal structures are devaluing their properties and are at the heart of their protests, Alexandra residents told the South African Human Rights Commission and the Public Protector's office

BLF won't apologise for 'Land or Death' slogan, plans to appeal court ruling

2019-05-06 13:13

Black First Land First says it will not apologise for its controversial slogan "Land or Death" after the Equality Court, sitting in Johannesburg, found that it constituted hate speech.

Human Rights Commission, Public Protector to begin probe into Alexandra renewal project violations

2019-05-03 10:35

The South African Human Rights Commission and Public Protector are going to conduct a joint inspection of Alexandra, Johannesburg, as they begin their probe into the Alexandra renewal project.

AfriForum in bid to have SAHRC's decision on Malema hate speech overturned

2019-04-24 22:14

Lobby group AfriForum wants a decision by the SA Human Rights Commission that EFF leader Julius Malema's statements were not hate speech, overturned.

Emfuleni mayor blames political battles for Rus-ter-vaal unrest

2019-04-17 17:31

Emfuleni Mayor Gift Moerane has said internal political battles are the cause for violent protests in Rust-Ter-Vaal outside Vereeniging.

Not all hurtful speech is hate speech – SAHRC after findings on Malema

2019-03-27 17:26

The Human Rights Commission has outlined what constitutes hate speech, saying that there is a widespread misunderstanding on the subject.

Die Stem sung at music festival in Europe

2019-03-20 11:54

The old South African anthem has been sung at a singing festival reportedly attended by right-wing nationalist groups in Belgium.

FW de Klerk Foundation slams SAHRC for letting Malema 'off the hook'

2019-03-15 14:36

The South African Human Rights commission has found that EFF leader Julius Malema's "white slaughter" comments do not amount to hate speech.


SAHRC told about lawlessness in Alexandra

2019-06-04 12:08

The City of Johannesburg is battling to enforce by-laws in Alexandra, according to Gauteng provincial Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs head Thandeka Mbassa.

Top Gauteng govt official to be subpoenaed after no show at Alex Inquiry

2019-05-14 20:08

The South African Human Rights Commission says it will be motivating to subpoena a Director-General from Gauteng's provincial government who failed to appear before an inquiry investigating service delivery fuelled protests in Alexandra.

This is just 'a lot of boardroom talk' - Alex resident reacts to SAHRC, Public Protector inquiry

2019-05-13 13:10

A frustrated Alexandra resident says she doesn't have high hopes for the inquiry the SA Human Rights Commission and Public Protector are holding, to look into the community's plight.

Equality Court finds BLF's 'Land or Death' slogan is hate speech

2019-05-06 11:33

The Equality Court has found that Black First Land First's political slogan "Land or Death" constitutes hate speech.

Glebelands: eThekwini mayor in trouble with Deputy Public Protector after on-site inspection

2019-04-30 21:25

Deputy Public Protector Kevin Malunga has lashed out at eThekwini Metro Mayor Zandile Gumede after her office failed to attend an on-site inspection of the troubled Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi.

JHB manager tells SAHRC of difficulties developing Alexandra

2019-04-19 19:19

On Thursday, the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) started an inquiry into the recent spate of protests in Alexandra. The inquiry will consider some of the issues raised during the protests such as the lack of housing, water and sanitation in the township.

Public Protector, Human Rights Commission join forces to investigate Alex protests

2019-04-10 17:31

The Public Protector and the SA Human Rights Commission will work together to get to the bottom of service delivery complaints that have led to protests in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg.

SAHRC finds Malema comments referred to commission not hate speech

2019-03-27 10:41

The South African Human Rights Commission considered five complaints against EFF leader Julius Malema, laid between 2016 and 2018.

SAHRC endorses Kathrada Foundation's app for reporting racism

2019-03-20 07:34

Reporting racism is now only a few taps away after the Zimele Racism Reporting App, aimed at allowing citizens to report discriminatory incidents, was launched.

SAHRC to probe Paarl school's corporal punishment claims

2019-03-12 06:28

The SA Human Rights Commission is to investigate the numerous allegations of corporal punishment made against Paarl Boys' High School, according to the Western Cape Department of Education.

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