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Media Advisory: SAHRC Northern Cape Office to conduct monitoring activities in Namakwa district


Attention: Editors and Reporters


07 October 2022


The South African Human Rights Commission’s (“the Commission”) Northern Cape Provincial Office (ECPO) will be conducting various monitoring activities in Namakwa District Municipality District. Section 184 (1) (c) of the Constitution states that, the Commission must monitor and assess the observance of human rights in the Republic.  The role of monitoring and assessing potential and actual human right violations provides the Commission with an opportunity to ensure redress and to ensure that human rights are upheld in the Republic.

Monitoring activities will include site visits to detention facilities, childcare centres and local government service delivery.


The provincial activities will take place as follows:




07 October 2022


Monitoring NC Facilities:

Kamieskroon Police Station

Kamieskroon Child and Youth Care Centre

8 October 2022


Monitoring NC NPM: Springbok SAPS

Huis Namakwaland Old-Age Home

09 October 2022


Monitoring local gov services delivery: water and sanitation




For further information, contact the SAHRC Acting Provincial Manager, Mr Anthony Wyngaard @ 054 332 3993/ 074 134 6972 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Human Rights Monitor, Nduduzo Majozi @ 054 332 3994/ 066 2782 331 or email on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




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