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Media Advisory: South African Human Rights Commission commemorates Human Rights Day in the Western Cape

Attention: Editors and Reporters

20 March 2024

The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC or the Commission) in the Western Cape will commemorate Human Rights Day on 20 March 2024.

This year’s Human Rights Day Commemoration is under the theme: “Three Decades of Respect for and Promotion of Human Rights” by recognising the Human Rights Activists and Defenders who fought for human rights. The objective of this event is to celebrate the achievements of the past while at the same time create awareness of human rights and promote equality. Community members would have an opportunity to report any human rights violations to the Western Cape Provincial office.

Human Rights Day commemoration will be led by Commissioner Aseza Gungubele, SAHRC Commissioner in charge of Migration and Human Settlements focal areas. He will provide a keynote address on 30 years of constitutional Democracy, promoting, and protecting human rights. Dignitaries from various organisations will participate in the commemorative event.

Human Rights Day will be commemorated as follows:

Venue: Dysseldorp Community Hall

Date:  20th March 2024

Time: 10H30 – 13H00




For further information or inquiries, please contact Wisani Baloyi on 081 016 8308 or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Issued by the South African Human Rights Commission


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