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Walking in Philadelphia

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Political commentary by Dave Steward

Read the latest comment by Dave Steward, the executive director of the FW de Klerk foundation at the Solidarity Seminary on the Renate Barnard Judgment presented yesterday: 140909_fwdkf_speech_dws_barnard_judgment  

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Political comment: NO TO RACISM

NO PLACE FOR RACISM IN OUR SOCIETY Adv Johan Kruger, Director: Centre for Constitutional Rights The Constitution enshrines the values, rights and principles of the society we aspire to be, yet are still struggling to become. These values – including … Continue reading

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Obituary: Justice Pius Langa +

TRIBUTE: FORMER CHIEF JUSTICE PIUS LANGA I have learned with great sadness of the death of former Chief Justice Pius Langa and would like to convey my sincere condolences to his family and friends. As one of the first Judges … Continue reading

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Political Commentary: Chief Justice Mogoeng’s speech

CHIEF JUSTICE MOGOENG’S OATH OF OFFICE AND HIS SPEECH OF 6 JULY ADVOCATING FOR TRANSFORMATION The Centre for Constitutional Rights is deeply concerned about some of the comments made by Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng at the Advocates for Transformation‘s Annual General Meeting on … Continue reading

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Political comment: Breytenbach’s cleared of any wrongdoing

CFCR WELCOMES RULING IN BREYTENBACH DISCIPLINARY HEARING Adv Johan Kruger, Director: Centre for Constitutional Rights The Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) welcomes the ruling by a National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) disciplinary hearing which cleared senior prosecutor, Adv Glynnis Breytenbach, of … Continue reading

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Race and the judiciary?

APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES NOT A BLACK AND WHITE ISSUE  Adv Johan Kruger, Director: Centre for Constitutional Rights The Centre for Constitutional Rights (CFCR) has taken note of recent statements by the Chief Justice regarding the mandate and duty of the … Continue reading

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Another chapter in Roodepoort mission station – a final one?

Well, the Church of Roodepoort near Ventersdorp (NW) has been pulled down and “returned to dust”. It was vacant for more than a decade now and it had fallen into disrepair after the congregation  moved on. A lot has been said … Continue reading

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SA celebrates Human rights

HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT CARD: 2013 The Centre for Constitutional Rights is pleased to present its fifth annual Human Rights Report Card indicating where, in our opinion, South Africa has been making progress with regard to human rights and where it … Continue reading

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Women’s day: Adv. du Preez shares some thoughts.

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2013: SHOULD SOUTH AFRICA CELEBRATE OR LAMENT? Adv Jacques du Preez, FW de Klerk Foundation On 8 March 2013, as we celebrate International Women’s Day, we show our respect, appreciation and gratitude towards women and acknowledge their … Continue reading

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