Call for more transparency on online censorship policy

2015-12-03 15:44

A local association representing internet service providers wants submissions on a controversial draft online content policy to be made public.

Press Council, FPB lock down content regulation deal

2015-07-14 15:31

The Film and Publications Board has agreed in principle to defer the regulation of online press content to the Press Council of South Africa.

Draft online policy not plagiarised - FPB

2015-05-29 20:00

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has denied a claim that it plagiarised its draft online regulation policy from Australian documents.

FPB fires employees for stealing porn movie

2014-09-23 12:45

The Film and Publication Board has dismissed two employees after they tried to steal unclassified pornographic movie, Bush Pie 3, the organisation says.

FPB clears botched circumcision website

2014-02-02 16:31

The Film and Publication Board has ruled that a website has the right to publish graphic images of botched traditional circumcisions, City Press reports.

Principal sacked over child porn

2013-08-21 23:33

A principal of a high profile private school in Mpumalanga has been fired, after being arrested in connection with an international child pornography syndicate.

Director to sue Film and Publication Board

2013-07-29 09:05

XT Qubeka, director of controversial film Of Good Report, wants to sue the Film and Publication Board (FPB) for defamation after labelling his film as child pornography.

TopTV must register to air porn

2013-05-02 17:41

TopTV will now have to register as a porn purveyor broadcasting sexually explicit content, South Africa's Film and Publication Board has said.

Spear: Findings against FPB damning

2012-10-10 22:28

A tribunal's findings show that the Film and Publication overstepped it's authority in rulings it made relating to the controversial painting The Spear.

The Spear 16N rating appeal continues

2012-09-17 17:12

Opening arguments between the Goodman Gallery and the Film and Publications Board on the classification of "The Spear" painting have been heard, the gallery said.


Afrikaans film to appeal FPB’s 'pornographic' classification

2015-08-18 14:43

Times Media Films has initiated the process with the Film Publication Board to review the earlier classification imposed on Afrikaans film Dis ek, Anna.

Rethink over SA internet censorship

2015-07-09 11:40

Online content in SA could be regulated by the Press Council rather than the Film and Publications Board, according to people with knowledge of the matter.

Minister delivers XX rated reply

2014-10-10 05:00

Some double X-rated language has found its way into a parliamentary response.

Cicrumcision website ruling upheld

2014-02-19 07:21

A Film and Publication Board ruling that a website has the right to publish graphic images of botched traditional circumcisions was upheld by the Appeal Tribunal.

SA film board sued over banned film

2013-09-19 11:33

The Film and Publications Board of South Africa has been slapped with a R28m claim by the makers of the film Of Good Report.

Perpetrators were once protectors - FPB

2013-08-21 20:14

People who ought to be protectors were allegedly perpetrating crimes against children, the Film and Publications Board says.

Drama at Durbs film fest over 'porn' movie

2013-07-19 09:10

Viewers at the Durban International Film Festival were left shocked when a movie set to open the event was stopped from being screened.

Spear move sets 'crucial precedent'

2012-10-11 22:28

A decision by the Film and Publications Board's Appeal Tribunal to overturn the classification of The Spear painting sets a crucial precedent for the future of visual art, the Goodman Gallery says.

Film board declassifies The Spear

2012-10-10 18:56

The Film and Publication Board has declassified the controversial painting The Spear, which depicts President Jacob Zuma with his genitals exposed.

Gallery vs FPB over The Spear rating

2012-09-14 10:42

The Goodman Gallery is expected to proceed with an appeal against the Film and Publications Board's (FPB) classification of the The Spear, it has been reported.

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