Media Statements

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 25, 2012
Media Statements and Press Releases submitted by the Helen Suzman Foundation.

In memoriam Charles Simkins
Dec 12, 2022
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Helen Suzman Foundation

It is with great sadness that the Helen Suzman Foundation has received news of the death of Charles Simkins. He had been in hospital over the past few months and had, until his illness, been head of research at the Foundation, a position he had held for 8 years.

Media Statement: The HSF Marks National Women’s Day
Aug 08, 2022
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Helen Suzman Foundation

Sixty six years ago today, more than 20 000 women marched on the Union Buildings against Apartheid pass laws. Women’s Day on 9 August honours their contribution, and that of so many other women, in building an equal and democratic South Africa. It recognises the resilience and power of South African women and our unique place in realising the promise of a free South Africa.

Media Statement: The HSF Welcomes The UK Government’s Bain Ban
Aug 04, 2022
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Helen Suzman Foundation

The United Kingdom government can only be applauded for its momentous decision to impose a three-year ban on Bain & Company from receiving work from the UK’s Cabinet Office. Bain earns this sanction for its role in the fraudulent restructuring and dismantling of the South African Revenue Services (SARS), one of the most notorious episodes in the “State Capture” period.

Tribute: The Hsf Remembers John Kane-Berman
Aug 04, 2022
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Helen Suzman Foundation

It is with great sadness that the Helen Suzman Foundation records the passing of John Kane-Berman. Francis Antonie, HSF's former director, writes the tribute below.