Government & Municipal News
24 February 2017

Rustenburg – The South African Human Rights Commission, a chapter 9 institution which was established on the 2nd of October 1995 under the Human Rights Commission Act 54 of 1994, is committed to protecting and promoting human rights.

The North West Provincial Office which is located at 25 Heystek Street, Rustenburg; opens its doors to assist those whose rights have been violated. During the media stakeholder engagement held on Thursday, 9 February 2017 at the commission’s provincial office, the Provincial Manager, Mpho Boikanyo said the commission continues to educate the public about human rights, human rights violations and how to seek help from the commission when your human rights have been violated.

Human Rights Commission at your service
Front from left; Oarabile Gaoraelwe, Advocacy and Research Officer; Mpho Boikanyo, Provincial Manager; and Tempele Theo, Senior Legal Officer flanked by journalists from various media houses in the North West Province during the media stakeholder engagement.

The complaint can be lodged by any person acting on his/her own behalf,  acting on behalf of a person who cannot act on his/ her own, acting on public interest and an organisation or institution acting on behalf of another person.

To lodge a complaint you can visit the provincial office at 52 Heystek Street, Rustenburg, or contact them on 014 592 0694.

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