Malema hate speech hearing on hold

2010-05-03 09:14
Johannesburg - ANC Youth League president Julius Malema's Equality Court hearing set down for Monday has been rescheduled to May 20, Afriforum said.

"There was a direction by the presiding officer of the court and it was removed from the roll for today," said Afriforum legal manager Willie Spies.

The delay was due to the unavailability of the different legal teams and could also be due to Malema's disciplinary hearing with the ANC which was also set down for Monday.

Spies said that both Malema and the ANC changed their legal teams.

'Shoot the boer'

The Equality Court complaint was lodged by the Afriforum Youth, who claimed that Malema's singing of the lyrics "shoot the boer" perpetuated hate speech.

The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria earlier granted an interdict preventing Malema from singing the lyrics, pending the start of the Equality Court hearing.

The ANC disciplinary matter was reportedly about Malema not heeding party advice to not discuss AWB leader Eugene Terre'Blanche's murder, which many believed highlighted the dangers of singing such lyrics, as well as his expression of support for Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF leader Robert Mugabe.

President Jacob Zuma was attempting to broker a final political settlement between Zanu-PF and two Movement for Democratic Change groupings in Zimbabwe.

- SAPA
Read more on:    afriforum  |  ancyl  |  julius malema  |  hate speech
NEXT ON NEWS24X

SABC mutes naked pastor

2015-01-26 19:29
SHARE:

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Inside News24

 
/News

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Save up to 40% on outdoor accessories!

Tents, sleeping, day packs and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Month End Madness Sale!

Save up to 60% on across a wide range of goods from books to electronics, DVDs and many more. Sale end 31 January 2015. Shop now!

Valentine’s Day gifts – 14 Feb!

Gifts to spoil him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

30% off fragrances

Get 30% off fragrances for him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 30% off All Textbooks

Save up to 30% off an extensive range of prescribed textbooks for all major universities and FET colleges. Shop Now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Horoscopes
Aquarius
Aquarius

Spontaneity and bright ideas are emphasized today but there is a tendency to be too impulsive and you may want to keep a handle on...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.