Press Releases

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 25, 2012
Press Releases and Statements submitted by the Helen Suzman Foundation.
Press Release: HSF Approaches Constitutional Court For Leave To Appeal Against Order Sanctioning Unlawful IPID Agreement
May 03, 2021
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Helen Suzman Foundation

The Helen Suzman Foundation ("HSF") has approached the constitutional court for leave to appeal against an order of the Supreme Court of Appeal (“SCA”) upholding an order made on 12 February 2019 by the Pretoria high court. The high court order sanctioned an agreement (“the agreement”) between the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (“IPID”), Mr Robert Mcbride as then executive director of IPID, the Minister of Police (“The Minister”) and the portfolio committee on police on a mechanism for the renewal of the head of IPID’s term of office.

Press Release: HSF Appeals High Court Order sanctioning IPID agreement
Nov 05, 2020
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Helen Suzman Foundation

The Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) has approached the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in order to appeal an order of the High Court sanctioning the agreement between the Minister of Police, the Portfolio Committee on Police and Robert McBride, the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate. The appeal will be heard on Friday 6 November 2020.

In Memoriam: Advocate George Bizos SC
Sep 10, 2020
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Helen Suzman Foundation

It is with sadness that we have learned of the passing of Advocate George Bizos SC at the age of 92. George Bizos will forever be remembered as one of South Africa’s preeminent legal stalwarts, having dedicated his life to fighting for justice, human rights, and democracy.

Press release: HSF Approaches The High Court In Relation To Covid-19
Jul 28, 2020
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Helen Suzman Foundation

The Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) has filed papers in the High Court, asking for an order directing both Parliament and the Executive to take immediate steps to ensure that they reclaim and restore the respective powers of Parliament and the Executive as envisaged in the doctrine of the separation of powers as embodied in the Constitution.