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Transforming Society

Securing Rights

Restoring Dignity

Hearing Reports


Final Report - SAHRC Inquiry into Sewage Pollution of the City of Tshwane Rivers and Roodeplaat Dam, October 2021

Final Report of the Gauteng Provincial Inquiry Into the Sewage Problem of the Vaal River, February 2021


Report of the National Hearing on Racism and Social Media in South Africa, November 2019

Public Inquiry on the Impact of Rural land Use and Ownership Patterns on Human Rights, September 2019

Report of the North West Provincial Investigative Hearing into Lack of Safety and Security Measures in Schools for Children with Disabilities, August 2019

Report of the National Hearing on the Status of Mental Health Care in South Africa, March 2019


Investigative Hearing Report on the Underlying Socio-economic Challenges of Mining-affected Communities in South Africa, August 2018

National Hearing Report on the Human Rights of the Khoi-San - 14 March 2018

Unfair Discrimination in the Workplace Report

Transformation in Public Universities in South Africa 2016

Report on the Impact of Protest-Related Action on the Right to a Basic Education 2016

SAHRC Access to housing Local Governance and Service Delivery 2015

SAHRC Report on Access to Emergency Medical Services in the Eastern Cape 2015

Safety and Security in Farming Communities 2015

Unregulated Artisanal Underground and Surface Mining Activities 2015

Older Persons Report 2015

Delivery of Learning Material Report 2014

Land Restitution Report 2013

Right to Access Sufficient Water and Decent Sanitation 2014

Violence against Non-Nationals: Report on the SAHRC Investigation into Issues of Rule of Law, Justice and Impunity arising out of the 2008 Public Violence against Non-National 2010

Public Inquiry: Access to Healthcare Services 2009

Progress made in terms of Land Tenure Security, Safety and Labour Relations in Farming Communities since 2003, 2008

Public Hearing and Housing, Evictions and Repossessions 2008

The Right to Basic Education 2006

The Exclusionary Policies of Voluntary Association 2006

Inquiry into School Based Violence in South Africa 2006

Road Closures/Boomgates 2004

Inquiry into Human Rights Violations in the Khomanani San 2004

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Inquiry into Human Rights Violations in Farming Communities 2003

Child Sexual Offences 2002

National Conference on Racism 2001

Combating Racism 2000

Report into Initiation Practices at Educational Institutions 2001

Investigation into Racism in the Media 2000

Investigation into Racism in the Media 1999

Racism at the University of Pretoria 1999

Racial Stereotyping in the Media 1999

Inquiry into Racism in the SAPS Vryburg District 1999

Annual Reports

General Reports

Submission on Legislation

Section 184(3) Reports

Trends Analysis

PAIA Reports

Strategic Planning


Hearing Reports

Equality Reports

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