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Foundation for Human Rights

The Foundation for Human Rights (FHR) is a human rights organization and supports the human rights and social justice sector through grant-making, the design and implementation of human rights programmes, and research and policy development. The aims of the FHR are to build a human rights culture and to address the historical legacy of apartheid, using the South African Constitution as a tool. The FHR supports civil society organizations and public institutions that promote and facilitate increased awareness, respect, protection, and fulfilment of the rights enshrined in the Constitution.

The FHR currently implements a number of programmes addressing human rights issues, including the Socio-Economic Justice for All (SEJA) programme and the Unfinished Business of the TRC. For more details on our work see Programmes.

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Today the Foundation for Human Rights mourns with the rest of the country the passing away of Advocate George Bizos. George Bizos became a household name and gained popularity as the people’s lawyer for taking on political cases at a time when most were too scared to take on the might of the apartheid state. In his legal career he represented lots of…
On Monday 24 August 2020 a delegation of organisations calling for societal action against COVID-19 corruption met with the National Officials of the African National Congress (ANC) led by party president, Mr Cyril Ramaphosa.
The FHR has recently completed a nation-wide survey of 127 community-based advice offices (CAOs). The survey consolidated the experiences of communities served by CAOs during…

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