Media Statements

Media Statements and Press Releases submitted by the Helen Suzman Foundation.
Press Release: High Court sets aside decision to extradite Chang to Mozambique
Nov 01, 2019
Helen Suzman Foundation

The High Court in Johannesburg handed down a judgment today in which it set aside a decision taken by the former Minister of Justice, Mr Michael Masutha, to extradite Mr Manuel Chang to Mozambique. The Helen Suzman Foundation (“HSF”) appeared in the matter as amicus curiae.

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.