Nothing untoward about SAHRC representing Langebaan Four in Etzebeth case – Western Cape ...

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The independent Chapter 9 institution has a number of functions, including providing legal services for the protection of human rights.

"Every SAHRC provincial office is an accredited law clinic and can, as such, represent clients who lodge complaints," Nissen explained. The commission also has an arrangement with certain law firms and legal aid clinics who represent complainants pro bono.

Most complaints that reach the SAHRC were made by people who cannot afford their own legal representation, he said.

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