equality court

Sans Souci slap: charge against teacher withdrawn

The charges against a teacher, accused of slapping a Sans Souci pupil last year, have been withdrawn. Clarissa Venter and the pupil’s mother laid counter assault charges after the pupil shoved the teacher, who retaliated by striking her across the face, News24 reported. The case against Venter, 34, was withdrawn[…]

Read »

Equality court to deliver judgment in Apartheid flag case

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[…]

Read »

DA’s Kohler Barnard to appear before Equality Court

Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Dianne Kohler Barnard is expected to appear in the Equality Court, sitting in the Cape Town Regional Court building on Friday morning over alleged racist and discriminatory complaints made at a staff workshop. Magistrate Daniel Thulare is expected to set a date for the hearing after determining in[…]

Read »

Court battle over old SA flag to continue

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[…]

Read »

Groundbreaking toilet case heads to Equality Court

Do residents of Cape Town’s informal settlements receive inferior sanitation services to those provided to residents living in wealthier areas? Does this constitute unfair discrimination? On December 5 and 6, the Equality Court will hear an application being brought by the Social Justice Coalition (SJC) against the City of Cape[…]

Read »
WhatsApp WhatsApp us
Wait a sec, saving restore vars.