Pastor ordered to attend sensitivity training after using k-word

2017-07-20 08:26


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Cape Town - The Western Cape Equality Court has ruled that a pastor should attend four "sensitivity training sessions" after calling an individual the k-word, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday.

The court ruled on Friday that Trevor Kordom issue an apology and pay damages.

His licence as a lay preacher was suspended for a minimum of three months.

The SAHRC said in a statement that it welcomed the ruling.

Given increased reports of racially-fuelled confrontations between South Africans, such an order was essential in fostering the society envisioned by the Preamble of the Constitution, it said.

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