IRR launches Free Speech Union SA

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Promoting free speech, criticising restrictions of it and, where possible, helping people whose freedom of speech and freedom of opinion are under attack are the

IRR welcomes ditching of lockdown rules … after 818 days

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has welcomed the restoration of civil liberties with the formal withdrawal of South Africa’s mask mandate, vaccine pass, and

IRR challenges government to lift remaining Covid-19 restrictions

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South Africa should immediately lift mask-wearing, venue capacity limits, and vaccine passes, the last remaining Covid-19-related restrictions, says the Institute of Race Relations (IRR). In

‘Damaging’ amendments in education bill, IRR warns 

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The Basic Education Law Amendment (BELA) Bill will transfer even more power over education from parents to government, despite the state’s mass education failures, the

IRR sounds alarm at renewed support for using pensions to bail out Eskom  

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has sounded the alarm at President Cyril Ramaphosa’s resuscitating the idea of using pension savings to bail out Eskom.

SA growth limited by ‘misguided policies’ – CRA

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GDP growth in the first quarter of the year is ‘not necessarily an indication of a serious turnaround in the country’s fortunes’, and real growth

IRR challenges Nxesi: let us help you with pro-jobs policy

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has offered to help labour minister Thulas Nxesi analyse the policies at the root of South Africa’s unemployment crisis,

Government challenged on cost of defending Covid-19 regulations

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The Department of Justice & Constitutional Development has been presented with a Promotion of Access to Information request by the Freedom Advocacy Network on just

Sugar-coating does not hide truth about GDP – IRR

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The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) has cautioned that, however they are sugar-coated, Stats SA’s latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures bring more bad news

Appoint a non-racialist adviser, Ramaphosa urged

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has been challenged to include an expert capable of analysing the damage BEE is doing to poor South Africans when he appoints