Human Rights Commission News

Sasol denies claims it intentionally polluted Vaal River

A whistleblower's claims that Sasol is to blame for the intentional pollution of the Vaal River, were vehemently denied by the petrochemical giant at a South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) inquiry on Wednesday.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 22, 2019

Rustenburg residents take action against Sibanye-Stillwater over railway line

Law enforcement says residents have been urged to approach the Human Rights Commission to mediate the matter.

EWN , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Ashwin Willemse: Human Rights Commission calls for more info on alleged racism

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has called on Supersport employees to make submissions that will help in its investigation into allegations of racism made by former Springbok winger, Ashwin Willemse against two of his colleagues.

The South African , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Sasol intentionally polluted the Vaal River, SAHRC inquiry hears

The employee made submissions at the South African Human Rights Commission's (SAHRC) inquiry into the contamination of the river, held at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 21, 2019

Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility

The process is spearheaded by a panel established by law under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, with one representative each of the Human Rights Commission, the Commission on Gender Equality and the Public Protector.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze

The process is spearheaded by a panel established by law under the chairmanship of the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court, with one representative each of the Human Rights Commission, the Commission on Gender Equality and the Public Protector.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 19, 2019

Ermelo community's 40-year struggle for safe drinking water

DA Mpumalanga leader Jane Sithole has called on the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to do an investigation into all the communities which have been without water for many years.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 16, 2019

Schweizer-Reneke teacher returns to class with hugs and no fanfare: 'It has been overwhelming'

The tension is amplified by the fact that the department, the Human Rights Commission (HRC) and the South African Teachers' Council had not yet completed their inquiries into the matter.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 15, 2019

Solidarity to lay charges against BLF for Hoërskool Driehoek comments

The South African Human Rights Commission, which said it was appalled by the utterances of the BLF spokesperson, confirmed that the commission received 80 complaints on the same day the social media comment was made.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 13, 2019

SA Rugby officials appear before Human Rights Commission over alleged racism at Springboks match

The SA Rugby appeared before SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) on Monday after a group of black Springbok fans reported alleged racial abuse during the Rugby Championship match between the Springboks and New Zealand last year.

Times Live , South Africa Feb 11, 2019