ARTICLES RELATING TO SAHRC

Emergency measures in place at Schweizer-Reneke school

2019-01-14 08:20

The school governing body of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke has reportedly put security measures in place to ensure the safety of its learners and teachers.

SANDF sends more engineers to sort out Vaal River contamination

2018-12-14 19:16

The number of South African National Defence Force specialised engineers deployed to find solutions to the contamination of the Vaal River, has been increased to just over 300 – up from 200 initially.

SuperSport agrees to work with SAHRC in Willemse racism inquiry

2018-12-12 11:21

SuperSport has agreed to cooperate fully in the South African Human Right's Commission's inquiry into alleged racism at the broadcaster.

Racism still dominates SAHRC complaints

2018-12-10 16:58

The South African Human Rights Commission says that the majority of complaints it receives concern racism.

Hospital where 9 babies died violated Constitution – HRC

2018-11-08 20:09

The Human Rights Commission says the Rahima Moosa Hospital, where nine babies have died this year, has violated the constitutional rights of children.

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.

 

'South Africans must just respect each other'- rights commissioner's wish for 2019

2018-12-21 08:27

Western Cape SA Human Rights Commissioner Chris Nissen's greatest wish for South Africa for 2019 is that everyone enjoys respect and human dignity.

SAHRC to investigate Andile Mngxitama's alleged hate speech

2018-12-12 14:03

The SA Human Rights Commission has received multiple complaints through its social media and traditional platforms about comments made by BLF leader Andile Mngxitama.

SAHRC to probe allegations of racism at SuperSport

2018-12-12 08:09

The SA Human Rights Commission will conduct a formal and public inquiry into allegations of racism at pay-channel SuperSport.

SA soldiers to step in and rescue Vaal residents from sewage

2018-11-20 08:17

The SANDF is set to rescue Vaal residents from poor waste management facilities which have caused raw sewage to flood the streets and residents' homes.

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.

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