SAHRC makes history at the UN Human rights Council
The South African Human Rights Commission was commended
by the United Nations Human Rights Council for being among the first
stakeholders to deliver a video statement at the Council.
The Video Statement was delivered by SAHRC Chairperson Adv. Mabedle Lawrence Mushwana.
Adv. Mushwana addressed delegates at the adoption of the Universal Peer
Review (UPR) Working Group reports, including from South Africa at the
21st session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), held in Geneva,
The Commission is the first, alongside the International
NGO Forum on Indonesian Development for being the first stakeholders to
make use of the possiblity of presenting video statements at the UPR
session on the adoption of UPR reports.
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