State of human rights in South Africa under spotlight at seminar

JOHANNESBURG – Human rights in South Africa are a mixed bag with enormous challenges and difficulties, but also positive developments and obstacles that have been overcome, and hope, according to the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) which is holding a two-day seminar “Business and Human Rights Dialogue” in Johannesburg this week.

“South Africa has very good infrastructure in terms of laws, policies and institutions,” Advocate Tseliso Thipanyane, SAHRC CEO told the African News Agency (ANA) during an interview on the sidelines of the seminar at the Capital Moloko Hotel in Sandton on Tuesday.

“However, implementation thereof, despite positive developments, remains problematic,” added Thipanyane.

“Furthermore, there are several concerns facing human rights in the…

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