AfriForum’s deputy CEO Ernst Roets will learn his fate on Tuesday when the Equality Court sitting in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg delivers judgment in an urgent application that he be found in contempt of court. The Nelson Mandela Foundation filed the application after Roets took to Twitter and[…]
JOHANNESBURG – The equality court will on Tuesday deliver judgment in the ‘Apartheid flag’ case. The Nelson Mandela Foundation made an application to the court against the display of the old flag. It says the display constitutes hate speech, unfair discrimination and harassment based on race. WATCH: The NMF challenges displays of the apartheid[…]
Both condemnation and condolences have poured in this week after Johannes Mazibuko – an elderly “emerging farmer” – was reportedly attacked by a gang of six at his property in Frankfort, Free State. This latest farm murder case has sparked anger amongst political representatives in the province. Free State farm[…]
A team of pro-bono lawyers and volunteers is being put together by advocate Tembeka Ngcukaitobi to defend Ambassador Zindzi Mandela in the hate speech complaint AfriForum laid over her #OurLand tweets. “I was asked by [EFF leader] Julius Malema to volunteer, which I agreed to,” he said by email in[…]
The Nelson Mandela Foundation and AfriForum will be back in the Equality Court in Johannesburg on Tuesday for the second day of its legal battle over the apartheid flag. The foundation has asked the court to declare the gratuitous display of the apartheid flag hate speech. It says the continuation of such acts constitute[…]
Lobby group AfriForum wants a decision by the SA Human Rights Commission that EFF leader Julius Malema’s statements were not hate speech, overturned. The organisation has filed papers in the Gauteng High Court arguing that there was an “error of law” and that the decision be set aside or taken[…]
The party claims the minority civil rights group is trying to prevent them from having enough money to pay their election deposits, which they have been crowdsourcing. In a statement on Tuesday afternoon, Black First Land First complained that minority civil rights organisation AfriForum has not let up on its[…]
EFF leader Julius Malema has said that AfriForum won its cases against his party based on technicalities, rather than merit. In an interview on eNCA on Thursday night, Malema said: “The mistake we made as the EFF was to hire incompetent people who lack professionalism, who are not in a position to[…]
Afrikaner rights group AfriForum’s release of an unverified and disputed list that purports to denote farms targeted for expropriation without compensation, has led to millions of rands in possible losses for at least two farmers whose properties are named in the document. Louis Hauman, a cattle farmer north of Kuruman[…]
Lobby group AfriForum announced on Thursday that it intended to privately prosecute Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader Julius Malema on charges of fraud and corruption. The announcement was made in Centurion on Thursday morning by AfriForum’s private prosecution head, the so-called “Pit Bull” himself, advocate Gerrie Nel. The group’s legal[…]
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