Equality Court finds BLF's 'Land or Death' slogan is hate speech

2019-05-06 11:33
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*UPDATE: BLF has since reacted to the court ruling, which can be read via the link at the end of this article.

The Equality Court has found that Black First Land First's (BLF) political slogan "Land or Death" constitutes hate speech.

BLF were on Monday ordered to remove their political slogan "Land or Death" from their regalia, social media accounts and website within one month.

The application was brought by the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC). The party was also ordered to tender a written apology to all South Africans within the same time period, to be published on the website of the SAHRC.

BLF has since reacted to the ruling, and remains unmoved by the court order. Read the party's response below.

READ: BLF won't apologise for 'Land or Death' slogan, plans to appeal court ruling

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