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The SAHRC is mandated to investigate any complaint, alleging violation of human rights and to assist any person adversely affected thereby to secure redress. The SAHRC may also of its own accord, on investigate an alleged violation of or a threat to a human right.

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Understanding PAIA

The Human Rights Commission is the national institution established to support constitutional democracy. It is committed to promote respect for, observance of and protection of human rights for everyone without fear or favour.

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