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24 March 2015
As 2015’s International Right to Truth day arrives in South Africa, SAHA can announce that it has won an 11 year battle with the Department of Justice regarding the release of records from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s in-camera (Section 2
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20 March 2015
In South Africa, Human rights day is the day we commemorate the death of 67 civilians and 180 others injured on the 21st of March 1960 in Sharpeville, Johannesburg in the fight against the oppressive apartheid system.
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14 March 2015
SAHA is offering a 20% discount to libraries buying 3 or more SAHA publications before the end of March 2015.
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03 March 2015
SAHA is seeking a junior archival researcher for the successful preparation of archival materials for the launch of a new digital repository on non-racialism in 2015
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27 February 2015
SAHA celebrates the 25th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's release from prison with a gallery of poster images.
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27 February 2015
During February two groups of students prioritised a visit to SAHA during their respective study tours to South Africa.
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27 February 2015
Setting a new standard in PAIA compliance the University of Johannesburg has applied its mind to a PAIA request and released records despite a third party raising objections.
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25 February 2015
Mandela's first speeches after release had targeted messages to South Africans - messages which are still relevant today.
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23 February 2015
Eleven civil soci­ety, aca­d­e­mic and media groups will, fol­low­ing their admis­sion as friends of court, be dis­put­ing the con­sti­tu­tion­al­ity of a retrogres­sive High Court judg­ment at the Supreme Court of Appeal.
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22 February 2015
My Vote Counts asks the Constitutional Court to find that PAIA does not, and was never intended, by itself, to give full effect to the right of access to information as contained in section 32 of the Constitution.
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