ARTICLES RELATING TO AFRIFORUM

UFS wins leave to appeal language matter

2016-09-12 18:02

The High Court in Bloemfontein has granted the University of the Free State leave to appeal its ruling in favour of civil rights group AfriForum's bid to stop a proposed change to the university's language policy.

8 AfriForum students suspended from Stellenbosch SRC elections

2016-08-02 11:54

Eight AfriForum Youth students have been suspended from participating in upcoming SRC elections at Stellenbosch University due to alleged irregularities.

AfriForum 'hijacking the Afrikaner mainstream'

2016-07-26 07:26

Talking about state capture, we’re presently experiencing another, subtler but equally dangerous hijacking: that of the Afrikaner mainstream by Solidariteit and AfriForum, writes Max du Preez.

New Tshwane street names can go up - ConCourt

2016-07-21 17:04

The Constitutional Court has set aside a High Court interdict preventing the City of Tshwane from renaming certain streets.

Stellies AfriForum council member to stay put despite 'rape culture' judgment

2016-07-17 20:27

AfriForum Stellenbosch University's council member will not heed a call to step down after a stinging judgment over the conduct of some of the organisation's members.

AfriForum lose bid to have 'defamatory' rape posts taken off Facebook

2016-07-10 16:10

AfriForum have lost a court bid to have posts suggesting it supported rape taken off Facebook after a heated campus confrontation around a statue at Stellenbosch University earlier this year.

Leave Afrikaans schools alone, AfriForum tells Lesufi

2016-06-02 15:00

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi should focus on the problems plaguing public schools rather than targeting Afrikaans-medium schools, Afriforum says.

AfriForum, Solidarity to fight quotas in court

2016-06-01 07:16

AfriForum and Solidarity are prepared to go to court to fight against government’s implementation of the quota system in sport.

Solidarity, AfriForum to challenge legality of sports quotas

2016-05-31 06:13

Trade union Solidarity and AfriForum are expected to announce legal action against quotas in sport, after a number of sporting bodies were suspended from hosting international events for not meeting transformation targets.

Mbeki, Zuma, Maharaj must be charged for Church Street bombing - apartheid police general

2016-05-20 13:30

Former apartheid police general, Johan van der Merwe, says Thabo Mbeki, Jacob Zuma and Mac Maharaj should be charged with murder for their roles in bombings during the struggle.

 

Let’s hold our leaders to account

2016-09-11 07:18

The nominations of Human Rights commissioners should be given as much attention as those of the Public Protector, writes former SAHRC CEO.

A funny way to show respect, AfriForum

2016-07-29 12:05

AfriForum should respect for the right of Afrikaans newspapers to differ from them – or will they threaten consumer boycotts to show how much they respect the rights of others, writes Johan Pienaar.

UFS may not disadvantage Afrikaans speakers - court

2016-07-21 21:02

The University of the Free State may not take away the right of Afrikaans speakers to be educated in their mother tongue, the Bloemfontein High Court has ruled.

BREAKING: AfriForum wins language case at University of Free State

2016-07-21 10:06

The High Court in Bloemfontein has ruled in favour of AfriForum to stop a proposed change to the University of Free State's current language policy.

AfriForum disagrees with damning court judgment over Facebook posts

2016-07-10 19:31

An AfriForum leader "disagrees significantly” with a judgment that dismissed the organisation's bid to have posts by Johan Pienaar removed, insisting that its members had not sexually harassed a rape survivor at a Stellenbosch University protest.

Dropping of Afrikaans at UFS violates Constitution - AfriForum

2016-06-20 16:10

The removal of Afrikaans as a medium of instruction at the University of Free State is a violation of the Constitution, AfriForum has argued in the Bloemfontein High Court.

Lesufi has 'negative attitude' towards Afrikaans - AfriForum

2016-06-02 13:00

AfriForum says it believes that Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has a negative attitude towards the Afrikaans language.

Mbalula's ban is unfair labour practice - Solidarity, AfriForum

2016-05-31 13:51

Banning sports teams from hosting international tournaments because of lack of transformation amounts to unfair labour practice, AfriForum and Solidarity have said.

SA history being used as a weapon - AfriForum

2016-05-20 17:08

South Africa's one-sided retelling of history must be changed for the country to heal, AfriForum's Deputy CEO Ernst Roets says.

ANC conducted a 'ruthless people's war' - SAIIR head

2016-05-20 10:52

During the last decade of the struggle, the ANC conducted a "ruthless people's war" aimed at giving it hegemony over the new SA, Dr Anthea Jeffery of the Institute of Race Relations has told a conference on the 1983 Church Street bombings.

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