South Africa: Human rights protection agencies

There are two agencies tasked by the Constitution with protecting human rights in South Africa:

Research report

MUSUVA, C 2009 Promoting the Effectiveness of Democracy Protection Institutions in Southern Africa: South Africa's Public Protector and Human Rights Commission [PDF document], EISA Research report No 41.

Official web sites

Office of the Public Protector: http://www.publicprotector.org/ [opens new window] (accessed 8 Mar 2010).

South African Human Rights Commission: http://www.sahrc.org.za/ [opens new window] (accessed 8 Mar 2010).