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Zwelithini remains mum on ICC complaint

A spokesperson for the Royal Zulu household said on Thursday that the monarch would not be drawn to comment on a complaint of hate speech laid against King Goodwill Zwelithini by a Nigerian human rights organisation with the International Criminal Court (ICC). “We will only respond once we have received[…]

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702 complaint not upheld: BCCSA

A complaint that Talk Radio 702 incorrectly described a case as one of xenophobia has been rejected, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) said on Wednesday. A listener complained about a broadcast concerning an attack on someone in Mayfair, Johannesburg, described by 702 as an Ethiopian. However, the complainant[…]

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SAHRC receives Mbete complaint

The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) has received a complaint about National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete calling EFF leader Julius Malema a cockroach, it said on Wednesday. “I can confirm that the SAHRC has received a complaint regarding alleged utterances by Speaker Baleka Mbete, in which she is alleged to[…]

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US ambassador to lodge complaint over CIA remark

US Ambassador to South Africa Patrick Gaspard will launch an official diplomatic complaint about allegations that Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is a CIA plant, his office said on Monday. Embassy spokesman Jack Hillmeyer confirmed that Gaspard would lay the complaint, but said he could not give further detail. The Star[…]

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SAJBD lodges complaint over Jew comment

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has lodged a formal complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) following an inflammatory social media post by a former African National Congress (ANC) employee. The post, made by one Rene Smit (a former ANC volunteer) pictured Adolf Hitler with[…]

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