Rights

The South African Human Rights Commission to approach the Equality Court on Andile Mngxitama

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Thu, 12/13/2018 - 18:48

Having received numerous complaints relating to comments made by Mr Andile Mngxitama at a rally on 8 December 2018 in Potchefstroom, North West Province, the South African Human Rights Commission has resolved to institute litigation on the matter at the Equality Court.

Property rights court ruling: “Not the end, but beginning of battle,” says AfriForum

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Fri, 11/30/2018 - 11:53

The High Court in Cape Towns’ ruling that AfriForum’s court application for the review of the report from the Parliamentary Constitutional Review Committee – which recommends that the Constitution be amended to make expropriation without compensation possible – is not urgent, is according to AfriForum

AfriForum puts issue of expropriation without compensation in spotlight at UN

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Thu, 11/22/2018 - 11:01

Today and tomorrow, civil rights organisation AfriForum will be attending the session of the UN’s Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law in Geneva, Switzerland, in order to muster support against the South African government’s proposed amending of the Constitution in order to enable

AfriForum supports victims against international corporate bullies like Ford

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:58
AfriForum announced at a media conference in Centurion today that Adv. Gerrie Nel, Head of the civil rights organisation’s Private Prosecution Unit, will be supporting the Jimmy family against Ford Motor Company after Reshall Jimmy burnt to death in December 2015 when the Ford Kuga he was driving caught alight.

Telecommunications and Postal Services Committee to hold public hearings on Electronic Communications Amendment Bill

Submitted by Rolina Vorster on Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:52

The Portfolio Committee on Telecommunications and Postal Services will in the coming week hold public hearings on the Electronic Communications Amendment Bill [B31-2018], in which role players in the telecommunications sector will be afforded an opportunity to provide oral submissions.