AfriForum won't drop hate speech case

2010-11-12 18:14

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Johannesburg – AfriForum Youth (AY) will proceed with its hate speech case even after Sasco distanced itself from the "One Boer, one bullet" election poster pasted at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

"AfriForum Youth has welcomed Sasco's decision to distance itself from the "One Boer, one bullet" poster that bears the Sasco emblem," AY leader Ernst Roets said in a statement on Friday.

"(But) the complaint lodged with the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) earlier this week will not be withdrawn."

The SA Students Congress (Sasco) on Thursday distanced itself from the poster saying the poster had been made by people who wanted to "de-campaign" Sasco.

AY said it would amend the charge sheet and notify the SAHRC that Sasco should no longer be regarded as a respondent in the case.

Roets said the application would thus be against the poster.

"The fact that Sasco has now openly distanced itself from the poster is a sign of maturity," Roets said.

AfriForum wanted an investigation into the people responsible for putting up the poster.

He said his organisation was concerned about Sasco's allegation that the poster was "put up by white students in an attempt to discredit" the student organisation.
- SAPA
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