By Tauhierah Salie As things reach a tipping point for the refugees in the Cape Town CBD, humanitarian organization Gift of the Givers (GOTG) provided much-need aid over the weekend. The sit-in of around 600 refugees at the Central Methodist Church has surpassed its fourth month and refugees have refused[…]
The Human Rights Commissioner has called on South African government to provide adequate housing for backyard dwellers, calling it a “prime ground for criminality.” He was speaking outside the Elsies River homes of the three young children who were shot and killed in an apparent gang hit on Tuesday night.[…]
The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has referred a complaint about alleged Islamophobia and hate speech in relation to the building of the Valhalla mosque to the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities. In a letter addressed to former Crime Line head,[…]
Recent reports indicate that the City of Cape Town has been granted permission by Heritage Western Cape to manage and protect local heritage sites and structures. However, CEO of Heritage Western Cape Mxolisi Dlamuka explained that Heritage Western Cape has not as yet transferred the managerial powers of its grade[…]
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) is to investigate Matthew Theunissen after he posted racial comments on social media directed at Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula’s decision to reprimand sporting codes for a lack of transformation. “I can confirm that we have received complaints on this issue. There is one[…]
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