Hate speech case: Freedom of expression matters most in cases that provoke controversy, ConCourt hears

2019-08-27 19:17

Advocate Gilbert Marcus SC, on behalf of Media Monitoring Africa, has submitted to the Constitutional Court that freedom of expression matters the most "in cases that provoke controversy".

Wimpy investigating 'Nazi' incident at Bloemfontein restaurant

2019-06-24 13:22

Wimpy is investigating an incident at one of its restaurants in which a patron dined in a Nazi-style military uniform, complete with a swastika on his arm.

SA Jewish Board of Deputies withdraws hate speech charges after 'sincere apology'

2018-07-20 17:33

Charges laid against Tameez Seedat and Muhammad Hattia in response to threatening and anti-Semitic comments they made in a WhatsApp group have been withdrawn.

WATCH: Man hurls abuse at Jews at OR Tambo airport

2018-06-21 15:50

A traveller has told how a man started shouting that "Jews are wicked" while they were waiting for their baggage after arriving from Israel.

SA Jewish Board of Deputies condemns ANC MPL's 'Jewish Mafia' statement

2018-02-27 21:21

The SA Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has condemned what it considers to be anti-Semitic remarks made by the ANC's Sharon Davids during the debate on Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's State of the Province Address.

Jewish Board of Deputies takes BLF's Mngxitama to Equality Court over Holocaust tweets

2017-09-05 21:45

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies has launched an Equality Court case against Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama, saying his recent tweets mocked the orchestrated murder of millions of Jews during the Holocaust.

Cosatu 'disappointed' at Equality Court ruling on Masuku

2017-06-29 18:45

Cosatu has said it is disappointed that the Equality Court found its international relations spokesperson Bongani Masuka guilty of hate speech.

Calls for human rights commission to probe racist Facebook beach rant

2016-12-19 10:06

Sanco has called on the South African Human Rights Commission to investigate racist comments allegedly posted by a Sandton Facebook user on a picture of a packed Durban beachfront.

A free Palestine doesn't mean no Israeli state - Zuma

2015-11-23 09:09

The SA government's support for a free Palestine does not mean it is against the existence of the state of Israel and the safety of the Israeli nation, President Jacob Zuma says.

ANC, Jewish Board aim to end 'acrimony'

2015-09-09 17:30

The ANC is to meet with the South African Jewish Board of Deputies to put an end to "acrimony".


Hate speech case: Cosatu official's language directly targeted Jews, ConCourt hears

2019-08-27 15:09

The Constitutional Court has heard arguments that the language in various statements made by Cosatu's Bongani Masuku were a direct attack on the Jewish community.

Marius Fransman has not yet apologised for 2013 remarks - SA Jewish Board

2018-09-28 11:52

Former ANC Western Cape leader Marius Fransman has not yet apologised to the South African Jewish Board of Deputies for "offensive and inflammatory" public statements he made in 2013, the board says.

SA Jewish Board of Deputies lays complaint against 3 men over anti-Semitic hate speech

2018-07-02 12:37

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies has laid a complaint against three individuals it accuses of anti-Semitic hate speech.

SA Friends of Israel 'devastated' by suspension of Joburg councillor

2018-06-13 11:45

The South African Friends of Israel say they are 'appalled' and 'devastated' after Health MMC Dr Mpho Phalatse was suspended for declaring that the City of Johannesburg was a friend of Israel.

Jewish Board of Deputies condemns ANC resolution to downgrade SA's Israel embassy

2017-12-21 13:56

The South African Jewish Board of Deputies and the South African Zionist Federation have questioned the motives behind the ANC's "discriminatory" resolution to downgrade the SA embassy in Israel.

SA Jewish Board appalled by Andile Mngxitama holocaust tweet

2017-08-24 11:34

The SA Jewish Board of Deputies has expressed shock at a tweet by Black First Land First leader Andile Mngxitama claiming that the legacy of the holocaust was not all negative.

Bongani Masuku guilty of hate speech, must apologise to SA Jewish Board of Deputies

2017-06-29 14:15

The Equality Court sitting in the High Court has ordered the Cosatu's Bongani Masuku to make "unconditional apology" to the South African Jewish Board of Deputies.

Court stops man from sending anti-Semitic emails

2015-12-15 15:55

The Equality Court on Tuesday interdicted a Durban man from disseminating anti-Semitic emails.

Abuse of dual citizenship an issue - Bapela

2015-09-21 14:52

South Africans who use their dual citizenship to join the army in other countries are abusing the system, the ANC’s international relations subcommittee chairperson Obed Bapela says.

SAJBD to pursue hate speech case against Wits ex-SRC head

2015-07-15 18:03

The SA Jewish Board of Deputies said it would continue to pursue criminal charges against former Wits SRC president for his Hitler remarks.

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