Icasa rules SABC must withdraw decision to not air violence - reports

By Drum Digital
11 July 2016

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) has ruled that the SABC must withdraw its decision to not air footage of violent protests, reports have said.

Johannesburg -

Acting chairperson of Icasa Rubben Mohlaloga reportedly made the announcement at a media briefing in Johannesburg on Monday, after a number of civil bodies laid a complaint over the public broadcaster’s decision to ban footage of violence.

Mohlaloga added that the decision was binding. #ICASA Mohlaloga:The #SABC is ordered to withdraw is statement on the ban to broadcast violent protests and destruction of property.STM — Jacaranda News (@JacaNews) July 11, 2016  

Source: News24

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