Press Releases

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 25, 2012
Press Releases and Statements submitted by the Helen Suzman Foundation.
In Review: The HSF and the JSC
Aug 11, 2014
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Helen Suzman Foundation

Last Friday (8 August 2014), the HSF brought an application to compel the Judicial Service Commission ("JSC’’) to release its recorded deliberations. This application is the preliminary part to the main application brought by the HSF, which is yet to be heard. This brief looks at last Friday’s case in review.

SAPS Amendment Act Judgement (The Hawks)
Dec 13, 2013
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Helen Suzman Foundation

13 December 2013. The Helen Suzman Foundation ("HSF") notes the unanimous judgment of the Full Bench of the Western Cape Division of the High Court ("the High Court") in 'the matter of the Helen Suzman Foundation v the President of the Republic of South Africa and Others'.

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Dec 06, 2013
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Helen Suzman Foundation

The Helen Suzman Foundation records with sadness the death of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.

A Tribute to Colin Eglin
Dec 02, 2013
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Helen Suzman Foundation - Peter Soal

Colin Eglin was a founder Trustee and one of the initiators of the Helen Suzman Foundation. During planning for the 1994 election with Colin, Zach de Beer, James Selfe, me and others, it was suggested that a Foundation be established as a vehicle for raising money abroad. The intention was that it would revert to a research organisation after the election, a task it has fulfilled admirably.

HSF response: President's statement on POSIB
Sep 13, 2013
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Helen Suzman Foundation

The Helen Suzman Foundation welcomes the President's decision to send the Protection of State Information Bill back to the National Assembly on the grounds that it would not pass constitutional muster. The Foundation remains concerned that the Bill contains many sections that are incoherent and impermissibly vague, and that there are sections in the Bill more devastating in their effect than those the President has drawn attention to.