‘Your mother is making our lives difficult.” That was the chilling message relayed to ANC MP Zukiswa Rantho’s son this week, a day after Rantho chaired a heated session of the parliamentary inquiry into governance failures at Eskom. Rantho, who lives in Cape Town when Parliament is in session, told[…]
Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng, his Deputy Ray Zondo and the President of the Supreme Court of Appeal Mandisa Maya are being provided with security protection at state expense due to the potential risk posed by their jobs. Justice Minister, Michael Masutha revealed this in a written reply to a Democratic[…]
The largest Muslim advocacy group in the United States has raised concerns of a backlash following the deadly California shooting with reports of a threat of violence received at one mosque and many hate calls. Ibrahim Hooper, spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) in Washington DC, on Thursday[…]
Defence attorney William Booth says he has received anonymous threats for his defence of two men accused of sexual offences against minors, but will not turn his back on his clients. Up to five letters per day have been delivered to his home and office and he has also received[…]
A Johannesburg based scholar has rubbished media reports that he was subject to threats over his condemnation of the Islamic State (ISIS). Maulana Shabbier Ahmed Saloojee was quoted in an article as saying he received threatening phone calls over his opposition to the group. He said the supposed threat was[…]
Even after receiving constant physical threats and being mistreated by government officials, American imam Abdul Alim Musa says he and his movement have only become stronger as a result of the hardships they have faced. Musa is the founder and director of As-Sabiqun as well as the Islamic Institute of[…]
A Pakistani national and his South African wife say they face daily threats from their Somali shopkeepers in the Nomzamo community in Strand. Saeed Abbas and his wife opened a shop at a small shopping centre in the area, where they sell cellphone accessories and provide repair services. In recent[…]
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