Malema guilty of hate speech

2010-03-15 08:57

The Johannesburg Equality Court today found ANC Youth League

president Julius Malema guilty of hate speech and harassment.

“This court is satisfied that the utterances by the respondent...

amounted to hate speech,” said magistrate Colleen Collis.

“The uttered words constitute harassment as contemplated in the

Equality Act.”

Collis ordered Malema to make an unconditional public apology

within two weeks and pay an amount of R50 000 to a centre for abused women

within one month.

Collis concluded her judgment with a word of wisdom to


“Mr Malema, being a man of vast political influence, be wary of

turning into a man that often speaks but never talks.”

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