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The Former TRC Commissioners granted leave to intervene in the Joao Rodrigues Appeal to the SCA

In October 2017, Judge Billy Mothle handed down a historic judgment in which he overturned the finding of Magistrate de Villiers…

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Condolences

The Foundation for Human Rights is deeply saddened by the passing away of Achmat Dangor

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Tribute to George Bizos
Tribute to George Bizos

Today the Foundation for Human Rights mourns with the rest of the country the passing away of Advocate George Bizos

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Human Trafficking Cases
Human Trafficking Cases

Foundation for Human Rights is extremely concerned with a rising number of human trafficking cases

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Cradock 4
Cradock 4

Cradock 4 families, tired of delaying tactics, demand that the NPA decide whether to prosecute or not

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Condolences
Condolences

Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) extends its heartfelt condolences to the family of Prof Schalk Meyer from the North West Unive…

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COVID-19
COVID-19

Visit sacoronavirus.co.za to find out about Governments response to COVID-19

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Internship Opportunity for 2020
Internship Opportunity for 2020

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) is a grant making institution supporting civil society organizations in South Africa and t…

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Press Release
Press Release

Ms Yasmin Sooka, the former FHR Executive Director and the international human rights expert, will address the UN Security Counc…

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Re-Opening of the Inquest into the Death of Anti-Apartheid Activist Dr Neil Aggett is set to Begin in the Johannesburg High Court Today, the 20th January 2020
Re-Opening of the Inquest into the Death of Anti-Apartheid Activist Dr Neil Aggett is set to Begin in the Johannesburg High Court Today, the 20th January 2020

Judge Makhume will preside over the re-opened inquest, which has been scheduled to run until the 28th of February 2020.

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Looking at the effectiveness of Chapter 9 institutions
Looking at the effectiveness of Chapter 9 institutions

Foundation for Human Rights Executive Director- Mr Hanif Vally discusses the role played by Chapter 9 institutions in South Afri…

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KAMPALA DECLARATION
KAMPALA DECLARATION

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the European Court of Human Rights and the Inter-American Court of Human Rights,…

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RODRIGUES LEGAL TEAM PETITIONS THE SCA
RODRIGUES LEGAL TEAM PETITIONS THE SCA

The legal team of Joao Antonio Jan Rodrigues has petitioned the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein against the Judgme…

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FHR bids farewell to Director, Yasmin Sooka
FHR bids farewell to Director, Yasmin Sooka

Hanif Vally FHR Director Yasmin Sooka

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Meet FHR’s new Gender Coordinator!
Meet FHR’s new Gender Coordinator!

The Foundation for Human Rights is excited to introduce Ms. Rumbidzai Elizabeth P. Chidoori as our new Gender Coordinator.

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FHR's Gender Coordinator, Rumbidzai Chidoori discusses Gender Based Violence in the media
FHR's Gender Coordinator, Rumbidzai Chidoori discusses Gender Based Violence in the media

In the wake of the Gender Based Violence in the country FHR's Rumbidzai discusses that could be taken to combat GBV incidents in…

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Somali Delegation visits FHR to learn about transitional justice
Somali Delegation visits FHR to learn about transitional justice

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) held a meeting with various members of Parliament and civil organisation members from Soma…

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FHR's Vulnerable Groups Programme Manager discusses Xenophobia in the media
FHR's Vulnerable Groups Programme Manager discusses Xenophobia in the media

Due to the recent spate of xenophobic attacks and lootings by South Africans targeting foreign nationals and migrants, the FHR h…

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FHR welcomes High Court’s dismissal of Joao Rodrigues’ application for leave to appeal
FHR welcomes High Court’s dismissal of Joao Rodrigues’ application for leave to appeal

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) welcomes the decision by the full bench of the Johannesburg High Court to dismiss an appli…

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Civil Society wants government to be more vocal and visible on issues of violence
Civil Society wants government to be more vocal and visible on issues of violence

On 12 September the South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIA) hosted a Civil Society Roundtable on South Africa’s …

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Mindless violence further disempowers vulnerable casual workers
Mindless violence further disempowers vulnerable casual workers

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) condemns the burning of the Casual Workers Advice Offices (CWAO) in Germiston during the s…

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UN 'Rights Up Front Action Plan' based on Sri Lanka Panel of Experts report
UN 'Rights Up Front Action Plan' based on Sri Lanka Panel of Experts report

The UN has said it has prepared an action plan to prevent human rights violations in countries after learning from the final pha…

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LGBTI Consultation Meetings
LGBTI Consultation Meetings

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development (DOJ&CD) and Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) have begun a series of p…

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Social Cohesion Summit
Social Cohesion Summit

It was anticipated that the Summit, held in Kliptown, Soweto – the site of the signing of the Freedom Charter – would deliver a …

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FHR Youth Month Celebration
FHR Youth Month Celebration

‘Ordinary people can do extraordinary things.’ These words articulated by Judge Jody Kollapen beautifully captured the over-arch…

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