HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
TO BRIBE OR NOT TO BRIBE?
Mar 17, 2015
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Arvitha Doodnath

Discussing the issues of bribery and corruption in the police. As well as one's right when being pulled over by the police.

The Sidelined State Attorney
Mar 12, 2015
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Chris Pieters

In recent legal interventions involving the unlawful suspension of the National Head of the Hawks, the Helen Suzman Foundation became aware that the Minister of Police had, at the expense of taxpayers, sought the help of a large private firm. The State Attorney is the Office charged with the functions of dealing with State litigation. This revelation leaves one wondering what the State Attorney is doing.

Constitutional Democracy and Revolutionary Talk
Mar 10, 2015
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Charles Simkins

One can support a constitutional democracy on the grounds that it is a better form of government than any other. One can be a revolutionary, dissatisfied with the existing political order and wanting to overthrow it in favour of an envisaged better alternative. But to claim to be a constitutional democrat and a revolutionary at the same time – now that is odd. Yet, we see it constantly in contemporary South Africa. What explains the phenomenon?

SELLING YOUR GAMETES – THE NEW BLACK MARKET?
Mar 04, 2015
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Arvitha Doodnath

A discussion of the international egg donation programmes which are exploiting South African women amongst other women for the selling of their eggs. The procedures of the egg extractions are also discussed.