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.

Hate speech charge laid against Lamola

2012-07-09 12:05

Afrikaner lobby group AfriForum says it had laid a charge of hate speech against ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

ANC paid Shivambu's legal fees

2012-06-25 10:15

The ANC has paid a punitive costs award against suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu, arising from his hate speech case in the Equality Court.

AfriForum wants special rural safety unit

2012-06-20 22:39

Civil rights body AfriForum says it consulting various experts on how farm attacks can be curbed, this after yet another farmer was murdered.

Lamola facing hate speech charges

2012-06-06 13:26

AfriForum and TAU SA are preparing to lay hate speech charges against ANC Youth League deputy president Ronald Lamola over comments he made about land reform.

I apologise unconditionally - Shivambu

2012-04-24 18:06

Calling a journalist a "white bitch" is unprofessional, suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu has said in an apology attached to a settlement he reached in the hate speech case against him.

'Mein Führer' comment is hate speech: DA

2012-04-13 20:05

The DA has accused a senior Western Cape home affairs official of hate speech after he described leader Helen Zille as "Mein Führer" on social networking site Facebook.

ANC rejects Zuma complaint

2012-02-25 20:20

The ANC has rejected the attempt by rightwing group, Gelofte Volk, to lay a complaint of hate speech against President Jacob Zuma.

Cop charged over Facebook' hate speech'

2011-12-14 16:37

AfriForum has charged a police officer with hate speech at the Human Rights Commission after a Facebook posting threatening genocide against whites.

Expert may testify in Shivambu case

2011-12-07 12:30

A forensic expert may be called in to view the cellphone and SIM card of a journalist who has brought a hate speech case against suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu.

Shivambu due in court for hate speech

2011-12-07 07:18

Suspended ANC Youth League spokesperson Floyd Shivambu is set to appear in court for his hate speech hearing, after allegedly insulting a journalist.

SAHRC hearings into Malema complaint

2011-11-27 22:33

The SAHRC is to conduct hearings into complaints of hate speech made against suspended ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, the Afrikanerbond says.

Shivambu a no-show in hate speech case

2011-11-16 09:50

Suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu and his attorney have reportedly failed to appear in court for his hate speech hearing relating to him insulting a journalist.

Malema loses bid for ConCourt appeal

2011-11-04 19:07

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has lost an application for leave to appeal directly to the Constitutional Court against a hate speech ruling.

AfriForum opposes Malema ConCourt bid

2011-10-16 15:08

AfriForum has given notice of its intention to oppose ANC Youth League president Julius Malema's Constitutional Court appeal against a guilty hate speech verdict.

Malema support down - survey

2011-09-29 14:11

Support for ANC Youth League president Julius Malema in urban areas has dropped to 17% from 21% last year, according to a survey.


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.

Muslim radio station off the hook

2012-07-03 14:33

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission has found a Muslim radio station not guilty of hate speech during a religious broadcast.

Join Malema and ANC appeals: AfriForum

2012-06-21 12:58

Civil rights group AfriForum wants the Supreme Court of Appeal to hear the Julius Malema hate speech and the "Dubula iBhunu" appeals together, the group says.

NGO joins Malema hate speech case

2012-06-18 17:05

A non-governmental organisation has been accepted as friend of the court in a hate speech case against expelled ANC Youth League president Julius Malema.

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.

Settlement in Shivambu hate speech case

2012-04-24 14:52

Suspended ANC Youth League spokesperson Floyd Shivambu and journalist Carien du Plessis have reached a settlement agreement in their hate speech case.

AfriForum condemns Kommando camps

2012-02-26 18:48

Civil rights organisation AfriForum has condemned Kommandokorps training camps.

Hate speech charge laid against Jacob Zuma

2012-02-24 18:19

Rightwing group the Gelofte Volk has laid a complaint of hate speech against President Jacob Zuma.

Shivambu hate speech case postponed

2011-12-07 14:13

The Johannesburg Equality Court has postponed the hate speech case against suspended ANCYL spokesperson Floyd Shivambu, and says it will allow testimony by witnesses and experts.

AfriForum to defend hate speech ruling

2011-12-07 08:25

Lobby group AfriForum says it will go all the way to the Constitutional Court to defend the Equality Court ruling that the "shoot the boer" song was hate speech.

Malema files appeal against song ruling

2011-12-06 18:35

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema has filed a notice of appeal at the Supreme Court of Appeal against a court ruling that he was guilty of hate speech.

'Shoot the white' - man faces charge

2011-11-17 22:36

AfriForum Youth has laid a charge of hate speech against a Johannesburg student for singing an altered version of the outlawed "shoot the boer" song.

Qwelane won't be recalled - minister

2011-11-09 12:17

There are no plans to recall or act against SA High Commissioner to Uganda Jon Qwelane after he was found guilty of hate speech, International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says.

'Shoot the white' not our song – ANC

2011-10-16 16:19

The ANC and its youth wing have distanced themselves from the “shoot the white” song sung by one of ANC Youth League president Julius Malema’s supporters at Wits University.

I don't hate whites, says Malema

2011-10-05 09:08

ANC Youth League president Julius Malema says the struggle is not against white people, but has called on white patriots to share the country's wealth.

E Cape ANCYL defies 'shoot the boer' ban

2011-09-26 09:07

Eastern Cape ANC Youth League leader Ayanda Matiti reportedly sang "shoot the boer" to over 5 000 people before the microphone was snatched away from him.

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