ARTICLES RELATING TO HATE SPEECH

SAHRC: We’re open to resolving Bridges case

2015-01-20 15:57

The South African Human Rights Commission says it is open to resolving a hate speech case against Afrikaans songstress Sunette Bridges before the matter is heard in the Western Cape Equality Court on 20 April.

Independent sets up panel to probe hate speech

2014-09-05 07:33

Independent Media says it is planning to set up an advisory panel to investigate public hate speech on its websites.

Concern over anti-Jewish hate crimes

2014-05-27 12:42

The growth of anti-Jewish hate crimes in Europe is a concern for local Jewish authorities, the SA Zionist Federation says.

Qwelane to challenge equality legislation

2013-08-28 14:40

SA ambassador to Uganda Jon Qwelane is to launch a constitutional challenge against certain provisions of the country's equality legislation, in response to the hate speech case against him.

Facebook struggles with hate speech

2013-05-29 22:41

Facebook says its systems to remove hate speech haven't worked as well as the company had hoped, amid reports that advertisers are pulling their brands off the social network.

Man to clean Westdene graves after insult

2013-03-13 14:50

The man who announced on Facebook that he would host a party to celebrate the anniversary of the Westdene dam disaster will clean the victims' graves.

Pistorius 'cursed for supporting gays'

2013-02-27 10:04

Murder accused Oscar Pistorius is cursed because he openly supported homosexuals, a controversial Cape Town pastor has claimed.

Tribunal hears radio hate speech case

2012-12-11 17:40

An interview broadcast on a Muslim community radio station in 1998 incited a hatred of all Jews, the Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA has heard.

Malema won't sing 'Shoot the Boer' again

2012-11-02 09:30

Julius Malema was party to an out-of-court agreement on the singing of the song "Dubula iBhunu" (Shoot the boer), and says he won't sing it again.

Court queries ANC, Malema conflict of interest

2012-09-24 20:33

The Supreme Court of Appeal has questioned the use of the same legal team to represent both the ANC and Julius Malema in their appeal against the "shoot the boer" song ruling.

 

AS IT HAPPENED - Sunette Bridges: I don't know what it means to be racist

2015-01-20 09:25

Get all the highlights from the hate speech case against Afrikaans singer Sunette Bridges in the Equality Court in Cape Town.

ANC distances itself from 'kill Jews' tweet

2014-07-29 10:35

The ANC has distanced itself from a Twitter account apparently representing the ANC Youth League, which called for the killing of Jews.

Psychology Society enters Qwelane case

2013-10-30 07:53

The Psychological Society of SA has filed papers in the South Gauteng High Court to be admitted as a friend of the court in the hate speech case against Jon Qwelane.

Qwelane back in court for hate speech

2013-08-28 09:02

The directions hearing in the hate speech case instituted by the SA Human Rights Commission against Jon Qwelane is expected to take place in the South Gauteng High Court.

Group presses Twitter on 'hate speech'

2013-05-08 22:28

A Nazi-hunting group has urged Twitter and other social media to step up efforts to remove online "hate speech," citing a surge in incitement to attacks like the recent Boston bombings.

Church book declared hate speech

2013-02-28 17:35

The contents of a book, Die Raadsplan by Living Hope Ministries and its founding pastor, Willie Smit, amount to hate speech, the SA Human Rights Commission says.

Kazi murder accused denied bail

2013-02-26 14:35

The Krugersdorp Regional Court has denied bail to Roedolf Viviers, who is accused of beating Muhammad Fayaaz Kazi to death during a fight over his beard.

BCCSA to hear Jewish board’s complaint

2012-12-11 11:23

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of SA will hear the merits of a 1998 hate speech complaint against a Muslim radio station, the SA Jewish Board of Deputies says.

ANC, Malema hate speech attorneys to stay on

2012-09-25 19:56

The attorneys for Julius Malema and the ANC will continue representing both parties in the shoot the boer appeal after the SCA asked them to reconsider this, in the light of an apparent conflict.

Appeal against 'shoot the boer' postponed

2012-09-03 14:18

The application by the ANC to appeal against a court judgment which found that the lyrics "dubula ibhunu" (shoot the boer) was an incitement to murder has been postponed.

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