hate speech

Ruling on Apartheid flag welcomed by IJR

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[…]

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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[…]

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SAHRC to hear complaint against King Goodwill

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[…]

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Chai FM guilty of hate speech: BCCSA

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,”[…]

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SAJBD feeling the heat: Ehrenreich

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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