Zapiro must make amends - religious group

2013-10-31 14:17

Jonathan "Zapiro" Shapiro should make amends for denigrating the Hindu faith in a cartoon, the Western Cape Religious Leaders' Forum says.

F State premier condemns arson attacks

2013-09-10 17:20

Free State Premier Ace Magashule has condemned the arson attacks on a Sasolburg radio station and the house of a Free State mayor.

SA film Of Good Report unbanned

2013-07-28 12:52

South African film Of Good Report has been cleared after a challenge by the organisers of the Durban International Film Festival where it was meant to be the opening feature last week.

FXI warns of 'glaring gaps' in info bill

2013-05-03 22:11

The protection of state information bill remains a threat to South Africa's press freedom, the Freedom of Expression Institute says.

Change decision on Zuma painting - FXI

2013-04-18 12:32

The Freedom of Expression Institute has called for a review of a decision to remove a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma and Nelson Mandela as whites from an exhibition.

SABC pulling ad censorship - FXI

2012-11-28 12:33

The withdrawal of an advertisement depicting President Jacob Zuma and his family eating fish and chips may constitute censorship, the Freedom of Expression Institute says.

FXI applies to join Malema hate speech case

2012-06-06 11:27

The Freedom of Expression Institute and Section 16 have applied to become friends of the court in the hate speech case against expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

Art expert says The Spear may be saved

2012-05-23 23:09

An art expert says that the controversial painting of President Jacob Zuma, The Spear, may yet be saved after being defaced by vandals.

Stop TopTV porn, say Christians

2012-01-23 10:26

While human rights groups say freedom of speech entitles TopTV to broadcast pornographic channels on its satellite pay television services, Christian groups disagree.

FXI calls for disclosure law review

2010-01-23 08:29

The FXI intends urgently asking the Law Reform Commission to review laws compelling journalists to disclose confidential sources.


Zapiro cartoon outrage concerns FXI

2013-10-29 22:47

The Freedom of Expression Institute has expressed concern at the outrage about a cartoon by Jonathan "Zapiro" Shapiro depicting the Hindu god of success, Lord Ganesha.

FXI condemns Karabo FM attack

2013-09-09 17:43

The burning of Karabo FM, a community radio station in Sasolburg, Free State, was an attack on the democratic principles of South Africa, the Freedom of Expression Institute says.

SA film ban 'must be challenged'

2013-07-24 15:53

The Freedom of Expression Institute has called the decision to ban South African film Of Good Report, about a relationship between a teacher and a pupil, as "ham-handed".

Mixed reactions to TopTV porn approval

2013-04-29 13:07

TV industry executives and insiders, advocacy groups and religious organisations have all reacted strongly to the landmark decision by Icasa to grant TopTV permission to broadcast porn channels in SA.

Zuma ad withdrawn

2012-11-28 14:18

An advertisement which depicted President Jacob Zuma, his wives and children eating a take-away meal has been voluntarily withdrawn by the company which owns the restaurant chain.

SABC acknowledges bad conduct

2012-11-12 22:06

The SABC has acknowledged that the conduct of employees named in a Freedom of Expression Institute complaint contravened its own editorial policies.

Drop art court challenge: FXI

2012-05-29 20:20

The ANC should drop its court challenge to ban the controversial painting The Spear, says the Freedom of Expression Institute.

DA condemns defacing of 'iconic' painting

2012-05-22 19:16

The defacing of a painting depicting President Jacob Zuma with exposed genitals, has been widely condemned.

Icasa ordered to probe SABC

2011-01-25 22:41

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has ordered that Icasa relaunch a probe into alleged political interference at the SABC in 2006.

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