Media Statements

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

Press Release: Civil Society Working Group - Resisting the looters who stole our human rights
Mar 26, 2019
Anton van Dalsen

The struggle against State Capture and corruption in South Africa is a struggle for human rights. This is why the current revelations at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture (the Zondo Commission) are important – they lay bare the various networks of looters in the public and private sector who have criminally enriched themselves at the expense of the many.

Press Release: Helen Suzman Foundation appeals the settlement agreement relating to the process of renewal of the term of office of the head of IPID
Feb 27, 2019
Helen Suzman Foundation

The Helen Suzman Foundation (“HSF”) has filed an application with the Constitutional Court to appeal an order of the Pretoria High Court which on 12 February 2019 sanctioned an agreement (“the Agreement”) between the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (“IPID”), Mr Robert McBride as the Executive Director of IPID, the Minister of Police (“the Minister”) and the National Assembly’s Portfolio Committee on Police.

Press Release: Nxasana Constitutional Court judgment
Aug 13, 2018
Helen Suzman Foundation

The Helen Suzman Foundation (HSF) notes the judgment and order of the Constitutional Court in the case brought by Corruption Watch, Freedom Under Law and Council for the Advancement of the South African Constitution.

Application to review former President’s decision dismissed
Jun 04, 2018
Helen Suzman Foundation

On 10 May 2017, the Helen Suzman Foundation (“HSF”) filed a direct application at the Constitutional Court for a review of former President Jacob Zuma’s decision to reshuffle his Cabinet on 31 March 2017.

Joint press release: State Capture - Eskom
Dec 14, 2017
Magda Wierzycka

The facts surrounding mismanagement and corruption at Eskom are of paramount public interest and constitutional significance, and involve the rule of law at its most fundamental levels.