Tag: CRL Rights Commission

Religious community hopes president will appoint suitable CRL commissioners

By Adv Nadene L Badenhorst, Legal Counsel of FOR SA With relations between the CRL Rights Commission (CRL) and the religious community in South Africa severely strained, the religious sector is hoping that President Ramaphosa will carefully consider who he appoints to serve on the commission for the next five […]

‘New CRL Commission needed to rebuild trust between state, religious communities’

The South African government must wisely choose new commissioners for the Commission for the Promotion and Protection of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Rights (CRL) in order to regain the trust of religious communities, says religious freedom scholar Professor Christof Sauer. “The actions and attitudes of the Commission in the past five years […]

Religious leaders tell CRL they will sort out their own problems

More than 800 delegates attended a historic, national summit of religious leaders at Rhema Church, Randburg, yesterday to address the need for a self-regulation process to prevent religious abuses. The vast majority of the leaders represented the Christian church, with most of the major denominations, independent and indigenous structures well […]