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Transforming Society

Securing Rights

Restoring Dignity

Investigative Reports


SAHRC Final Report SU Language Investigation - 14 March 2023

Final Investigative Report into the matter of SAHRC vs Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke, January 2023


SA Human Rights Commission Others v The City of Cape Town Others

Final Investigative Report - Johannes Senna vs Ngaka Modiri Molema - 9 November 2022

Reverend Brian Stephen vs Church of the Province of Southern Africa: Docie of Saldanha Bay & Bishop Raphael Hess, June 2022

Investigation into alleged racism against the Brackenfell High School in respect of a matric ball held in 2020, March 2022


Investigative Report: Access to Water in Thembisile Hani Local Municipality, November 2021

Final Report of the Gauteng Provincial Inquiry Into Alexandra Total Shutdown, July 2021

Final Investigative Report - Sithole vs Msukaligwa Local Municipality, May 2021


Letter of apology by Mcebo Dlamini to the Jewish community, December 2020

Final Report - Investigative Hearing on Charlotte Maxeke Hospital Protests, October 2020

Investigative Report, Water Shortages Emalahlene, August 2020

Final Investigative Report into the matter of Josiah Mogase//Fourie Poultry Farms (PTY) LTD North West, April 2020


Sewer Spillage Investigative Report, December 2019

William Trinity Mosotho and Others farming eviction, September 2019

Findings regarding certain statements made by Mr Julius Malema and another member of the Economic Freedom fighters, March 2019

Report into Inequality in Eldorado Park and surrounding areas and disruptions at Klipspruit West Secondary School and surrounding schools, January 2019


Fana Malope vs the Department of Home Affairs (Identity Document), December 2018

Judgment SAHRC vs Velaphi Khumalo, hate speech, October 2018

South African Human Rights Commission Settlement Agreement with Author, Gretha Wiid, July 2018

Investigative Report - North West School For The Deaf, January 2018






Water and Sanitation reports
Free State Water and Sanitation Reports


Free State Open Toilet Finding May 2011
Johannesburg Equality Court Judgement: SAHRC vs J. Qwelane May 2011
Affirmative Action Finding: J. Kemp vs the University of Cape Town May 2011
Free State High Court Judgement: Pregnant Learner May 2011


Jo Anne Du Plooy vs Alex Blaikie Montessori Centre: Children's Rights
Makhaza Open Toilet Finding 2010
Mpumalanga Equality Court Judgement: Disability Rights Dec 2010


Pieter Hall vs Superspar Belhar: Right to Equality


Lorraine van Der Steen vs Blombosch Homeowners Association: Right to Equality

Annual Reports

General Reports

Submission on Legislation

Section 184(3) Reports

PAIA Reports

Trends Analysis

Strategic Planning


Hearing Reports

Equality Reports

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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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