Right to Truth
 
25 October 2017
SAHA is looking for a dynamic professional with an interest in public interest litigation, practice-based research and the use of access to information and technology as tools for social justice to join its Freedom of Information Programme (FOIP).   
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27 September 2017
SAHA reflects briefly on the contributions of the late Emeritus Professor Philip Bonner to South African history generally and his contributions to the work of SAHA in particular.   
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12 September 2017
12th of September is the date on which Steve Biko, founder of the Black Consciousness movement was killed in police custody in 1977.    
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31 July 2017
Why SAHA is going to court to gain access to apartheid-era records held by the South African Reserve Bank.   
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06 March 2017
The new interns are thrilled to join SAHA and reflect on their first week on the job, as part the Freedom of Information Programme; Struggles for Justice Programme and Support Services.   
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17 February 2017
Mayor of Polokwane and sister of the late Nokuthula Simelane seeks leave to intervene in legal defence costs matter   
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29 November 2016
SAHA is looking for recent South African graduates with a keen interest in activism and struggles for justice and accountability in South Africa to apply for upcoming internship opportunities at SAHA.   
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28 October 2016
Sometimes when asserting the right of access to information it is necessary to turn to the courts. SAHA provides an update on its current litigious matters.    
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29 August 2016
SAHA is looking for a creative, energetic professional with an understanding of, and commitment to, archival activism to lead the organisation, ensuring long-term impact and sustainability of the organisation in line with its mandate.   
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19 May 2016
We are looking for recent South African graduates with a keen interest in activism and struggles for justice and accountability in South Africa for the second phase of internships for 2016   
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28 April 2016
A report back on the screening of "A snake gives birth to a snake" in commemoration of 20 years since the TRC and 22 years since the Rwanda genocide in 1994.   
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26 April 2016
On Thursday 5 May 2016, the HMRC will be hosting a screening at Constitution Hill of "We Never Give Up II" which follow the stories of Khulumani Support Group members in the Western Cape, who suffered multiple atrocities during apartheid.    
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26 April 2016
The Timol Family Trust will be hosting a screening of the documentary Indians Can't Fly in the Old Fort at Constitution Hill on Tuesday 03/05/2016.    
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19 April 2016
The SAHA team reports back on its "Teaching the TRC" workshop held last weekend in conjunction with 20th anniversary of first TRC public hearings   
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18 April 2016
Thursday 14/04, on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the first public hearings on the TRC, saw the launch of 2 exhibitions reflecting on the legacy of this much lauded memory for justice initiative   
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15 April 2016
The DOJ's inconsistent application of blanket over-redaction to TRC records once again demonstrates deeply worrying non-compliance with PAIA and failure to consider the public interest override.   
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07 April 2016
To mark 20 years since the first public hearings of South Africa’s TRC on 15 April 1996, SAHA and partners will be hosting a series of public exhibitions, film screenings, panel discussions and workshops at Constitution Hill   
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07 April 2016
A gallery to honour TRC month.   
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01 April 2016
After a decade-long battle, SAHA has received the TRC database but cannot make it available until the DOJ completes the out-of-court settlement process    
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09 March 2016
Today, 15 years ago, the law intended to give effect to the constitutional right of access to information came into operation. The FOIP team at SAHA reflects on the state of the right & their work in forwarding PAIA.   
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22 February 2016
SAHA is looking for a creative, energetic professional with an understanding of, and commitment to, archival activism to coordinate its Struggles for Justice Programme (SFJP)   
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21 February 2016
A short look at what is in store for the Freedom of Information Programme (FOIP) in 2016.   
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01 December 2015
Please help SAHA to archive for justice and accountability by getting a free MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card, listing SAHA as a beneficiary, and swiping your card to donate each time you shop at a wide range of South African shops.   
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23 September 2015
We are celebrating Heritage day by embracing South Africa's diversity and nation building.    
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02 September 2015
The Right to Truth team were invited to present at a roundtable event co-hosted by the Wits Justice Project and Wits School of Governance.   
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27 August 2015
The Right to Truth team was invited to the Wits Institute for Diversity Studies, to conduct a Wednesday seminar.   
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27 August 2015
Read about how the TRC transfer list is helping SAHA's TRC-related PAIA requests.   
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26 August 2015
With more records being processed each week, SAHA is releasing an updated list of Section 29 records, indicating which are available online.   
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20 August 2015
We are paying tribute to women that served under the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) for their commitment in healing South Africa and seeking the truth about our dark past.    
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07 August 2015
Women played an integral part of the struggle for liberation in South Africa, as well as a crucial role in testifying to the atrocities committed under apartheid. Read more about women and the TRC.    
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03 August 2015
The 6th workshop in the SAHA workshop series for 2015. The workshops are part of SAHA's ongoing programme for history educators and are held on Saturday mornings from 09h00 - 13h00 at our offices at Constitution Hill.   
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28 May 2015
On 22 May 2015, SAHA hosted the South African Coalition for Transitional Justice’s (SACTJ) press conference relating to the abduction and disappearance of Nokuthula Simelane.   
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20 August 2013
We are paying tribute to women that served under the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) for their commitment in healing South Africa and seeking the truth about our dark past.   
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