Tseliso Thipanyane, why has the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) failed to assist and protect me against Democratic Alliance corruption? Doesn’t it matter that the corruption I’ve reported affects tens of thousands of people? Is the SAHRC guardian or criminal?
Your staff recommended that I not hand myself into the police (because the police hunting me were illegally doing so). That was acknowledgement that I face bad cops. Yet the SAHRC has failed to act in this and many associated matters, and won’t explain questions hanging over the conduct of it’s own staff.
That double-face is unfortunately a common encounter when it comes to the political corruption I fight.
As with Legal Aid and the Office of the Public Protector, it seems that the SAHRC’s Chapter 9 status is lie. All three are supposed to be guardians of us citizens yet have been a steel umbrella preventing justice from raining on corruption. The common denominator is the villainous Democratic Alliance who seemingly gets preferential treatment at the expense of South Africa.
It’s deeply disturbing that the morals of the SAHRC are in question. What use is a human rights commission if its against citizen rights?
The fall from duty begins at the top with you, Chief Executive Officer Tseliso Thipanyane. You’re aware of my desperate plea for assistance. I’m doubly disappointed in you because you’re an advocate. Why aren’t lawyers at the forefront of every great battle for justice? Instead, due process has become mostly inaccessible to the poor… and lawyers have become rich. You may be in an office rather than a court room but I’m sure you’ re paid well by us.
I’ve detail to reveal about the SAHRC but I begin with my letter of complaint to you this morning. My time limit is reasonable in view of years of SAHRC failure, and because the SAHRC is supposed to work for us!
LETTER TO SAHRC CEO TSELISO THIPANYANE
10 September 2019
Ref: KZ/1718/0521/BN & WC/1920/0139
Attention: South African Human Rights CEO Tseliso Thipanyane
Cc: Western Cape Manager Bahia Sterris
Western Cape Commissioner Chris Nissen
Western Cape Senior Legal Advisor Tammy Carter
KwaZulu-Natal Manager Lloyd Lotz
Assistant to the CEO Judy Hollenbach
GUARDIAN OF SOUTH AFRICA?
CEO Tseliso Thipanyane, your inaction and the lies of your staff should’ve made it clear that you didn’t care if I was silenced by the corrupt; jailed or dead. But for me to be an activist is partly madness so I’m sending final query into who you and the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) truly are.
Please provide detail of all the SAHRC’s actions regarding my complaint against the corruption I’ve reported and the consequent intimidation I’ve suffered, as well as a timeline of action forward. That should include investigation into the Durban branch, if any.
Considering the falsehoods that are Western Cape Commissioner Chris Nissen and Senior Legal Adviser Tammy Carter, and the evasion of Manager Bahia Sterris, only you can adopt the responsibility of answering. LEADERS ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY. My demand is personally emphasised by the fact that, at some stage, as promised, I may be adding your name to my protest, alongside the disappointment that President Cyril Ramaphosa has become.
My anger and despair don’t cloud my judgement. If the SAHRC, our supposed guardian, is corrupted like the Public Protector and Legal Aid, then it’s proof to me that South Africa is irrecoverably lost, the future I’ve fought for was a child’s stupid dream, and those that are able should escape our country.
Consequently, you’re not only responding to an email but deciding if hope deserves to flicker. If you and the SAHRC are a snuff film for our lives, then I must consider warning as many people as possible before I fall.
Please respond by Midday, 11 September 2019. Do not be subversive or cowardly by sending bland response or silence. That would suggest you’re no better than your enemy, Jacob Zuma, and belong in the Democratic Alliance’s family of corruption.
I’m hoping that the SAHRC proves that it’s not my enemy, and not assisting the destruction of our country. I’m hoping that the SAHRC isn’t a criminal but rather the last Guardian of South Africa.
For your sincerity’s sake, begin by acknowledging receipt of my letter this morning.
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