The Democratic Alliance (DA) in Parliament says it will be lodging a formal complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against the African National Congress (ANC) and Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), for what it calls a race baiting by the two political parties. The move follows the infamous[…]
The Human Rights Commission says it intends to initiate legal proceedings against Angelo Agrizzi in the Equality Court. This follows his testimony at the state capture commission in which he admitted to using racial slurs. He also admitted to being a “racist”. In the audio clip played at the inquiry,[…]
The Ahmed Kathrada Foundation is to file a complaint with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) against Adam Catzavelos who is seen in a video using the K-word to describe black people. Catzavelos posted the video on social media while holidaying in Greece. “Amazing sea and not one k****r[…]
Convicted racist Vicki Momberg has not yet filed an answering affidavit in the contempt of court application launched by the Human Rights Commission for not complying with an Equality Court order. Friday was the deadline for Momberg to file an affidavit stating reasons why she is opposing the application. Momberg[…]
By Rafieka Williams The latest offering by satirical cartoonist Zapiro has caused yet another stir prompting outrage from the public calling for the cartoonist to be taken to task. The cartoon draws on a rape metaphor as a critique of the current political climate where the South African government has[…]
Anti-crime activist Yusuf Abramjee says he hopes police will get to the bottom of the latest racist facebook post. Abramjee laid criminal charges against Obatala Mcambi at the Brooklyn police station in Pretoria on Saturday for allegedly inciting violence and hatred. Mcambi posted on his Facebook page that he used[…]
A Sandton man embroiled in a Facebook race row attempted to delete his controversial comments that landed him in hot water on Sunday. Ben Sasonof had posted comments on a picture of a packed Durban beachfront at the weekend. He wrote: “Eh eh Wena…must have smelt like the inside of[…]
Sodwana Bay racist Andre Slade was unrepentant when senior ANC KwaZulu-Natal leaders and hundreds of their supporters gathered to protest at his property against his anti-black remarks. Unfazed, Slade insisted that black people were sub-humans and whites were royalty, and said the Bible was the bedrock for his beliefs. Slade’s[…]
Cape Town mayoral candidate for the African National Congress (ANC) Xolani Sotashe on Monday said there should be a debate on how transport logistics in the city perpetuated racial exploitation. Addressing the South African Democratic Teachers Union (SADTU’s) provincial general council in Cape Town, Sotashe said the Democratic Alliance (DA)-led[…]
The South African National Civic Organisation (Sanco) joined the chorus of condemnation against a racist Facebook rant allegedly penned by Facebook user Matthew Theunissen. Sanco has called on the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) to probe hate speech after the remark sparked anger on social media platforms. This follows[…]
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