Apartheid flag: AfriForum denied leave to appeal hate speech ruling

2019-09-20 10:41

AfriForum has been denied leave to appeal Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo's ruling that the gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag amounts to hate speech.

Apartheid flag: Nelson Mandela Foundation appeal Roets flag ruling

2019-09-17 19:19

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has filed an application to appeal the Equality Court ruling in favour of AfriForum's Ernst Roets and his display of the old South African flag.

Apartheid flag: AfriForum's Ernst Roets not in contempt of court, judge rules

2019-09-17 10:26

An urgent application for AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets to be found in contempt of court for tweeting a picture of the old apartheid flag has been dismissed in the Equality Court.

Warrants of arrest issued for two alleged killers of former Rwandan intelligence head - AfriForum

2019-09-09 13:47

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has issued warrants of arrest for two of the four alleged murderers of former Rwandan head of intelligence Colonel Patrick Karegeya, according to lobby group AfriForum.

'Here's a tiny little flag. Is that hate speech?' - lawyer argues on behalf of AfriForum's Ernst Roets

2019-09-04 16:25

The Equality Court must accept AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets' version stating why he tweeted a picture of the apartheid flag - after a court ruling banning its gratuitous display, his lawyer has argued.

'Contempt of court' flag case against AfriForum set for Tuesday

2019-09-02 22:06

AfriForum will be defending itself in a contempt of court application after its deputy CEO Ernst Roets tweeted a picture of the old South African flag hours after an Equality Court ruling.

Apartheid flag: AfriForum to oppose Mandela Foundation's 'contempt of court' application

2019-08-27 15:51

AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets intends to oppose the Nelson Mandela Foundation's application to have him held in contempt of court.

'Did I just commit hate speech?' - AfriForum's Ernst Roets causes anger with his apartheid flag tweet

2019-08-22 16:36

Just hours after a scathing judgment banning the gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag, AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets took to Twitter to post a picture of the flag, asking: "Did I just commit hate speech?"

Apartheid flag ruling is not a victory yet - Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-08-21 15:30

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the ruling that gratuitous display of the apartheid-era flag constitutes hate speech is not a victory until South Africans can unite and work together.

NSPCA launches crowdfunding campaign for AfriForum's case against Thandi Modise

2019-08-08 11:06

The National Council of SPCAs has launched a crowdfunding campaign to assist with costs of AfriForum's animal cruelty case against National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise.


Serjeant at the Bar: High Court judgment not the end of Ernst Roets' problems

2019-09-18 10:37

To a lay reader Judge Lamont's judgment in the Ernst Roets case may appear to be a move to duck a controversial question. However, the relief sought by the NMF was misconceived and the court's approach therefore correct, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Apartheid flag: 'This was a witch-hunt from the Nelson Mandela Foundation' - Roets

2019-09-17 12:23

AfriForum head of policy Ernst Roets has slammed the Nelson Mandela Foundation for taking him to court over the apartheid flag.

AfriForum's Roets set to learn his fate on apartheid flag tweet

2019-09-17 05:42

AfriForum's deputy CEO Ernst Roets will learn his fate when the Equality Court delivers judgment in an urgent application that he be found in contempt of court for tweeting a picture of the apartheid flag, hours after its display was banned.

NPA to prosecute EFF's Malema and Ndlozi over alleged cop assault

2019-09-06 16:35

The National Prosecuting Authority is set to prosecute EFF leader Julius Malema as well as EFF spokesperson Mbuyiseni Ndlozi.

Ernst Roets has insulted court's dignity by tweeting apartheid flag - Nelson Mandela Foundation

2019-09-04 14:56

AfriForum deputy CEO Ernst Roets has disrespected and insulted the dignity of the courts and should be found in contempt, the Nelson Mandela Foundation has argued in the Equality Court.

Kallie Kriel: Banning in the name of Mandela

2019-08-29 05:00

People who are satisfied with the banning of the old flag should realise what the consequences may be in future if someone feels offended by something else that is important to them, writes Kallie Kriel.

Nelson Mandela Foundation to take AfriForum's Ernst Roets to court over apartheid flag tweet

2019-08-23 11:10

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says it will file an urgent application in the High Court to declare that Ernst Roets, Afriforum's deputy chief, is in contempt of court for a tweet using the old apartheid flag.

Pieter du Toit: The old flag and the unbearable whiteness of being AfriForum

2019-08-22 14:28

The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, something which Roets and AfriForum have difficulty understanding, never mind admit, writes Pieter du Toit.

Apartheid flag ruling: Gratuitous display constitutes hate speech

2019-08-21 12:29

The gratuitous display of the old apartheid flag constitutes hate speech, the Equality Court, sitting in the Gauteng High court in Johannesburg, has ruled.

Lawyers get ready for Thandi Modise animal cruelty private prosecution

2019-07-22 15:51

The team representing National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise, has been given the opportunity to prepare for her animal cruelty trial.

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