SAHRC condemns Martinengo calling Malema a monkey

2018-10-03 22:35

The SAHRC has commended Hot 91.9 FM for firing the DJ and encouraged the EFF to pursue legal action against him.

Overcrowding not a new problem at Thelle Mogoerane Hospital – staff tells SAHRC during site inspection

2018-09-19 18:42

Hospital workers say overcrowding in wards has been a dire concern and it exposes staff and patients to diseases.

We may need affirmative action relook - minister

2018-09-16 07:26

The government is seeking to engage the SA Human Rights Commission after the Chapter Nine body reportedly found that the country’s affirmative action and employment equity policies were unconstitutional.

K-word holidaymaker 'could face a stiff fine' - expert

2018-08-22 13:11

A stiff fine could be on the cards for a South African man who makes a racist slur in a video circulating on social media.

Judgment on fixing poor, unsafe school infrastructure is a ‘milestone’ – SAHRC

2018-07-20 19:23

A court judgment, which found that it was unconstitutional and invalid for the government to delay fixing poor and unsafe school infrastructure was a "significant milestone", the South African Human Rights Commission has said.

VAT hike 'constitutionally suspect' - SA Human Rights Commission

2018-07-12 23:34

In its latest Equality Report the SAHRC describes April's VAT hike as a regressive tax that impacts the poor the hardest.

Racist Facebook rant case heads to the Equality Court

2018-07-02 06:16

The man who allegedly called for whites to be subjected to what "Hitler did to the Jews" will appear in the Equality Court in Johannesburg.

SAHRC announces inquiry into Charlotte Maxeke Hospital protest

2018-06-08 09:04

The South African Human Rights Commission will convene an inquiry next week into the recent demonstrations and protests at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital.

Man in the middle: Chris Nissen on how he has become the go-to person for Western Cape protesters

2018-06-04 08:14

Western Cape SAHRC commissioner Chris Nissen says letting people talk is the likeliest route to finding a solution.

SAHRC to continue probe into discrimination, racism, sexism at Unisa

2018-05-07 20:44

The South African Human Rights Commission is to continue with the final leg of its hearings into allegations of unfair discrimination, racism, sexism and harassment at the University of South Africa.


Marius Fransman has not yet apologised for 2013 remarks - SA Jewish Board

2018-09-28 11:52

Former ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransman has not yet apologised to the South African Jewish Board of Deputies for "offensive and inflammatory" public statements he made in 2013, the board says.

SAHRC to conduct hospital inspection after Klebsiella pneumonia outbreak

2018-09-19 05:08

The SA Human Rights Commission is expected to conduct a site inspection at Thelle Mogoerane Hospital in Vosloorus, Johannesburg, where six newborn babies died following a Klebsiella pneumonia outbreak.

SAHRC condemns Soweto violence, concerned about apparent sale of expired goods

2018-08-30 20:54

While the SA Human Rights Commission is concerned about claims of the sale of expired goods, it says there is no justification for people taking the law into their own hands.

SAHRC calls on police to double efforts in Kranskop after unrest

2018-08-17 17:53

The SA Human Rights Commission has called on police to double their efforts in Kranskop, KwaZulu-Natal following unrest between a local farmer and the community.

SA business remains unreformed - SA Human Rights Commission

2018-07-13 13:40

The commission recommended that, to improve compliance with transformation laws and guidelines, the Presidency should either establish a new 'central regulatory authority', or adequately fund and capacitate current oversight bodies.

DA MP and doctor in altercation at Bela Bela hospital during oversight visit

2018-07-05 13:14

A DA MP says she will be laying charges with the South African Human Rights Commission and Health Professions Council of South Africa for the doctor's 'unethical behaviour'.

SAHRC pleased with oncology progress made by KZN health dept

2018-06-08 20:17

The South African Human Rights Commission says the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health has made progress in implementing it’s recommendations on the state of oncology at provincial hospitals.

SAHRC inspects Charlotte Maxeke's Radiation Oncology ward

2018-06-07 20:50

The SA Human Right Commission has visited Charlotte Maxeke Academic Hospital for a site inspection following several reports alleging a shortage of radiation oncologists in its oncology ward.

Tembisa hospital comes under the SAHRC's spotlight

2018-05-15 18:34

Hospital CEO Dr Lekopane Mogaladi has acknowledged that the hospital "faced a number of issues".

SAHRC condemns violent protest action in the North West

2018-04-21 08:33

The South African Human Rights Commission has condemned the violence and destruction that has accompanied the recent spate of protests in Mahikeng.

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