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.

'Racist' police officer in court on crimen injuria charges

2018-06-06 12:54

Police officer Captain JM Henrico made his first appearance in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, facing a charge of crimen injuria after allegedly calling his subordinates the k-word.

HRC wants Edward Zuma to fork out R100K for 'hate speech'

2018-01-17 16:40

The Human Rights Commission has asked Durban’s Equality Court to find Edward Zuma guilty of hate speech and order him to pay a fine of R100 000.

ANC to lodge HRC complaint for 'stupid animals' post

2016-12-05 12:05

The Western Cape ANC plans to lodge a complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission and police after a Hout Bay resident apparently called black people 'stupid animals'.

Human Rights Commission to take legal action against local govt

2015-11-19 19:32

The Human Rights Commission is to take legal action against local government for non-compliance with its recommendations relating to the eradication of the bucket system, among other things.

Another death at controversial old age home

2014-11-02 13:41

A sixth resident has died at a controversial Cape Town old age home within a month - amid reports that residents are neglected, drugged and fed expired food.


Alexandra police force is far too small, inquiry hears

2019-06-05 16:28

The UN recommends one officer for every 288 people, but Alexandra has one officer for every 730 residents.

Edward Zuma hate speech case 'not complex' - magistrate

2018-01-23 17:09

The hate speech case launched by the Human Rights Commission against Edward Zuma is not a complex matter, says Durban Equality Court Magistrate Irfaan Kallil.

Claims of hacking in Hout Bay social media race row

2016-12-05 16:40

A Capetonian woman who apparently called black people "stupid animals" on Facebook claims she was the victim of a hacker.

Zuma given till July 4 to respond to allegations of hate speech

2016-06-16 20:15

President Jacob Zuma has until July 4 to respond to complaints of hate speech laid against him at the Human Rights Commission (HRC) by the Freedom Front Plus (FF Plus), HRC spokesperson Isaac Mangena told News24.

Coma in command for another Dakar win?

2014-12-27 09:47

With only days to go before the start of the 2015 Dakar rally biker Marc Coma looks strong for five wins in a row.

ANC heads to HRC over cartoon, tweet and Thuli

2014-06-05 04:30

The ANC has lodged a formal complaint with the SA Human Rights Commission over a 'racist' and 'insulting' cartoon, a tweet and a published comment by the public protector.

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