Advocate Bongani Majola, Chairperson of the SAHRC
, has contacted the Chairperson of the Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRAGG) in Tanzania, and urged that everything possible be done to facilitate the release of the group of human rights defenders.
said Dos Santos "provided a similar written undertaking.
92) The SAHRC
has acknowledged that this is the first time that they have consulted so extensively on a piece of legislation.
Similarly, to describe black organisations as 'exclusive' as the SAHRC
does, is to use white people as the standard of judgement as opposed to seeing blacks as beings in their own right by own definition and without reference to white people.
For the right to education to be meaningfully and fully realised, schools need to be free of sexual predators and we need to find solutions with the co-operation of the SAHRC
, the CGE, the Department of Basic Education nationally and provincially as well as other government departments along with parents and communities to ensure safety at schools.
In December 2000, the SAHRC
reported that only one detainee with whom they met at Lindela had been informed of her right to judicial review of detention, and she was not given the opportunity to make a written submission to the court.
would like to re-iterate our call for the Department of Basic Education to review codes of conduct for all schools (both in public and private schools) in South Africa to ensure that the codes are underpinned by constitutional values of equality and dignity in an open and democratic society.
is of the view that statements such as this have the potential of fueling anti-immigrant sentiments and is in fact xenophobic.
supports the constitutionally guaranteed right of people to protest and further supports the rights of workers to organise and protest around their rights.
This meeting follows the national investigative hearings held by the SAHRC
after the Vuwani protest in Limpopo, where learners in the area were prevented from attending school after the community protested about the demarcation of this area into another local municipality.
The Committee also recommended that Mr Andre Gaum and Mr Edward Lambani fill the two vacancies of Commissioners on the SAHRC
is committed to promote, respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.