The CRL Rights Commission is a constitutional body established in terms of the South African Constitution of 1996. Its constitutional mandate is to strengthen our constitutional democracy. The Commission was established in order to protect and promote the cultural, religious, and linguistic community rights. Its mandate is achievable through both proactive and reactive approaches.
The CRL Rights Commission is set out to build the nation by providing space for each of the cultural, religious and linguistic communities and to promote unity amongst diverse communities
Constitutional Mandate / Act
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Mr Edward Mafadza
Chief Executive Officer
Mr Mafadza was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer since April 2016. He has worked extensively for the Commission as head of the Public Education and Engagement Unit.
Adv Kgositoi Sedupane
Senior Manager Legal Services and Conflict Resolution
Mr Brian Makeketa
Senior Manager Research and Policy Development
Mr Obed Semono
Acting Senior Manager Public Engagement and Education
Mr Mpiyakhe Mkholo
Senior Manager Communication, Marketing, IT & Linkages
Mr Cornelius Smuts
Chief Financial Officer
Prof David Luka Mosoma
Professor Mosoma is a former Vice Chancellor at the University Of South Africa (UNISA). He brings to the commission vast interpersonal expertise and is a renowned academic.