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[…]
It seems most South Africans are in support of a decision to officially declare the gratuitous display of the old South African flag as hate speech, harassment and unfair discrimination. On Wednesday, the Equality Court in Johannesburg ruled that the public display of the apartheid flag is now illegal 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[…]
EFF leader Julius Malema’s utterances were “problematic” but did not amount to hate speech, the SA Human Rights Commission said on Wednesday. Chairperson Bongani Majola said at a media briefing that the commission had received five complaints against Malema over the period 2016 to 2018. He said the commission was[…]
Charges of hate speech have been lodged against King Goodwill Zwelethini at the South African Human Rights Council (SAHRC), following the monarch’s negative statements against foreigners residing in the country. Zwelethini’s controversial remarks, in which he is thought to have urged foreigners to leave the country, has been blamed for[…]
The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA (BCCSA) has reprimanded Jewish radio station Chai FM for broadcasting content that amounted to hate speech and propaganda. “As a sanction the tribunal issued a firm reprimand, cautioning the broadcaster that if a similar finding is made in future, a fine will be considered,”[…]
The South African Zionist lobby are feeling the pressure of the Palestinian solidarity movement and the increased calls for the boycott of Israeli goods. That was according to Cosatu provincial secretary Tony Ehrenreich, in light of allegations of hate speech against him. The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) plans[…]
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