Minister Nathi Mthethwa launches Human Rights Month in Cape Town

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28 Feb 2018

Minister Nathi Mthethwa invites members of the media to the launch of Human Rights Month under theme, “The Year of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: Celebrating His Legacy”. The event will take place on Thursday, 01 March 2018 at the Imbizo Media Centre in Parliament, Cape Town.

This year’s National Human Rights Month Celebration coincides with the centenary of former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and Ms Albertina Sisulu. Nelson Mandela and Albertina Sisulu were national icons and heroes of the liberation struggle, who shaped the country’s vision, mission and value system, they fought against inequality and abuse of human rights hence the 2018 Human Rights theme is dedicated to our heroes of the liberation struggle.

Activities for the month will be outlined during the launch.

The launch is scheduled as follows:

Date               : 01 March 2018
Time               : 12h30
Venue            : Imbizo Media Centre, 120 Plein Street, Parliament, Cape Town

NB:-Tshedimosetso House, 1035 Frances Baard, Hatfield, Pretoria

Media RSVP: Madimetja Moleba at Cell: 072 842 6594 / E-mail:

Media enquiries: Contact Zimasa Velaphi at 072 172 8925 / or Teresa Magidela at 060 601 7724/


Issued by the Department of Arts and Culture