Media statements

CASAC regularly issues media statements on relevant issues. Media statements issued over the past five years appear below.

MEDIA STATEMENTS 2017

18 January 2017: CASAC cautions on leaked Bankorp/ABSA Report

MEDIA STATEMENTS 2016

9 December 2016: 20th anniversary of SA Constitution

6 November 2016: CASAC asks Concourt to order the President to sign FICA Bill

27 October 2016: Justice Committee recommends SAHRC Commissioners

24 October 2016: CASAC seeks to reverse ‘unfortunate’ ICC decision

11 October 2016: NPA charges Minister of Finance

7 October 2016: State capture investigation must continue

3 October 2016: Report on SAHRC nominees

26 September 2016: ANC contact with Electoral Commission is cause for concern

22 September 2016: Public invited to comment on SAHRC appointments

22 September 2016: Condolences on Allister Sparks passing

20 September 2016: Motshekga shuns public participation

16 August 2016: Parliament should take up Mantashe’s electoral reform challenge

19 July 2016: Parliament ignores crisis at SABC

29 June 2016: Letter to Speaker of the National Assembly

29 June 2016: SABC’s role in free and fair elections

3 May 2016: Attacks on IEC unwarranted

29 April 2016: High Court ruling on the Zuma corruption charges

17 March 2016: National Treasury under fire

17 March 2016: Rule of law must stand firm

20 January 2016: CASAC questions status of Independent Advisory Panel

MEDIA STATEMENTS 2015

28 September 2015: CASAC launches Nkandla challenge

15 June 2015: CASAC’s amicus curiae application in the Gauteng High Court

28 May 2015: Minister of Police update on Nkandla upgrades

22 May 2015: CASAC questions legitimacy of SANDF deployment

23 April 2015: Support for the Peoples’ March Against Xenophobia

MEDIA STATEMENTS 2014

18 November 2014: Restoring the status of Parliament

23 September 2014: Signing of agreement for the joint construction of nuclear power plants in SA

23 July 2014: Kader Asmal Human Rights Award Lecture

11 July 2014: Arrest of health service protestors in the Free State

12 May 2014: Change in terms of reference of the Marikana Commission

23 April 2014: Submission to Parliamentary Ad Hoc Committee

24 March 2014: Public Protector’s report on Nkandla

14 January 2014: Killing of the Muthutlung protestors

MEDIA STATEMENTS 2013

6 December 2013: Death of Nelson Mandela

15 October 2013: CASAC welcomes decision on Marikana funding

13 September 2013: President refers Security Bill back to Parliament

30 August 2013: Appointment of new National Director of Public Prosecutions

22 May 2013: The NPA is in crisis

4 April 2013: NPA response to acquittal of police officers in Tatane murder case

20 March 2013: Human Rights Day Statement 2013

10 February 2013: CASAC condemns rape and killing of Anene Booysen

4 February 2013: CASAC challenges DA over party funding

24 January 2013: CASAC submission to Marikana Commission of Inquiry

MEDIA STATEMENTS 2012

3 October 2012: Impact of Marikana on South Africa’s constitutional order

31 October 2012: CASAC welcomes HRC report on Andries Tatane

27 October 2012: CASAC calls for suspension of Marikana Commission

5 October 2012: CASAC welcomes Concourt decision about Adv Menzi Simelane

5 October 2012: CASAC mourns the death of Zwelakhe Sisulu

3 October 2012: The impact of Marikana on SA’s constitutional order

31 August 2012: CASAC condemns bizarre decision of the NPA

17 August 2012: CASAC statement on Marikana outrage

15 June 2012: CASAC joins hate speech case against Julius Malema

12 June 2012: CASAC welcomes dismissal of Bheki Cele

29 May 2012: CASAC calls for withdrawal of Traditional Courts Bill

MEDIA STATEMENTS 2011

8 June 2011: Tribute to Mama Albertina Sisulu

30 May 2011: SAPS ‘visit’ to Office of the Public Protector

16 March 2011: New agency needed to investigate corruption