hate speech

 
Go to the root to eradicate racism
Go to the root to eradicate racism
South Africa probably enjoys some of the best legislative and policy protection against racial discrimination in the world. Our Constitution set in...
Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom 'sell-out' comments
Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom 'sell-out' comments
Former president Jacob Zuma's son Edward has agreed to apologise to all South Africans for his "sell out" hate speech remarks directed at ministers...
'Most hate speech complaints recorded in Gauteng'
'Most hate speech complaints recorded in Gauteng'
The SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) received 486 racism complaints for the 2016/2017 period and most centred around hate speech and the use of...
Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant
Parktown Boys' teacher to be held accountable for alleged racist rant
The Gauteng education department said it would make sure that a Parktown Boys' High School teacher is held accountable for an alleged racist...
Jail time for South African woman using racist slur sets new precedent
Jail time for South African woman using racist slur sets new precedent
A South African estate agent Vicky Momberg was caught on video
A rant on Facebook will see one man in the Equality Court
A rant on Facebook will see one man in the Equality Court
A racist rant where Velaphi Khumalo called for white people to be subjected to what "Hitler did to the Jews", is to be heard in the Equality Court,...
All-or-nothing Nakhane’s happy
All-or-nothing Nakhane’s happy
‘I am happy, and I never describe myself that way,” Nakhane says. He’s in London where he has been completing his new album, from which the...
Press ombud hate speech ruling on HuffPost SA set aside
Press ombud hate speech ruling on HuffPost SA set aside
The Press Council of South Africa has set aside a hate speech ruling made by press ombudsman Johan Retief on a blog post published by the Huffington Post SA, which called for white men to be disenfranchised....
HuffPost blog prejudicial, not hate advocacy
HuffPost blog prejudicial, not hate advocacy
MEDIAThe press ombud’s ruling against Huffington Post SA highlights the confusion of South Africa’s laws on offensive speech. Ominously,...
Editorial: No room for hate
Editorial: No room for hate
Many years since he wrote the offending words, Jon Qwelane finally faces a court judgment over his notorious “gay is not okay” column. Qwelane...
​Civil redress better than policing hate
​Civil redress better than policing hate
The ongoing project of creating an equal society in South Africa will be scuppered by the recent proposal to criminalise hate speech. Given our...

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