The June month is dedicated to commemoration of the SOWETO uprising that took place on 16 June 1976. It was led by school children protesting against the introduction of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction in South African […]
We hope this mail reach you in good health and safe under this difficult period of COVID19. On the occasion of Freedom Day 27, April 2020, we South Africa Human Rights Forum, comprising of diverse representatives of community […]
Theme for Year 2020: Unity, Socio Economic Renewal and Nation Building 21 March is acknowledged as a National Human Rights Day in South Africa. This day has contributed immensely to the history of human rights in South Africa’s. […]

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CIVICUS and HURISA urge South Africa and SADC to protect Swazi activists 11 April 2014: CIVICUS and the Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA) express shock at the continued harassment and re-arrest of Swazi journalist Bheki Makhubu and […]
The Research Study examined the state of implementation of Freedom of Association, Assembly, Expression, Access to Information & Effective Civil Society Partnerships in South Africa as provided by United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 16:10 & 17:17. Speakers […]

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June 2018 June 16 is a historical and a very significant day for the people of South Africa, particularly the youth. This is a day to reflect and honour the youth that was ambushed by the apartheid regime […]
SEASON’S GREETINGS & BEST WISHES FOR 2018!!! HURISA BOARD of directors & STAFF WISH to EXPRESS DEEP GRATITUDE TO ALL OUR PARTNERS AND DONORS FOR SUPPORT  & FRUITFUL COLLABORATIONS IN 2017!!! WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING TOGETHER AGAIN & […]

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Human Rights Institute of South Africa for release on 10 December 2017- International Human Rights Day* Despite driving a human rights and anti-racism agenda, South Africa is failing to practically ensure citizens enjoy the rights reflected in our […]

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As we commemorate INTERNATIONAL WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS DAY on 29 November, Human Rights Institute of South Africa (HURISA) and Tshwaranang Legal advocacy Centre (TLAC) are saddened by and deeply mourn the passing on of Beloved Friend, South […]

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The Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders in Africa, Mrs Reine Alapini-Gansou, has taken note of the promulgation on 13 January 2014 in Nigeria of the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Act, and is deeply concerned about the consequences this […]