Zuma accepts Judge Mabel Jansen’s resignation

2017-05-08 17:56

President Jacob Zuma has accepted High Court Judge Mabel Jansen's resignation in the wake of cricitism about her Facebook comments about rape and race.

EXCLUSIVE: Robbers break into Mabel Jansen's home, demand court files

2016-09-13 19:01

Two gunmen who broke into suspended High Court Judge Mabel Jansen's Pretoria home last week were after copies of court files, says a witness.

Jansen defended by black adopted children

2016-05-15 14:47

Judge Mabel Jansen - currently facing controversy over comments on rape and race – has been defended by her black adopted children, two newspapers reported. But the reports have been met by heavy criticism.

Justice Dept considering new laws against racism

2016-05-12 11:50

Government is considering drafting new laws to prevent racism and hate speech, says acting Minister in the Presidency Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.

Joburg Bar Council endorses probe of Jansen's remarks

2016-05-11 16:06

The Johannesburg Bar Council has endorsed a request to urgently investigate the conduct of controversial High Court Judge Mabel Jansen.

I fought apartheid, Judge Mabel Jansen said in JSC interview

2016-05-11 13:52

Embattled High Court Judge Mabel Jansen told the Judicial Service Commission before her appointment in 2013 that she fought apartheid and knew what hardship meant.

Seven quotes from Judge Mabel Jansen's interview with the JSC

2016-05-11 13:51

Here are seven quotes from the transcript of Judge Mabel Jansen's interview with the Judicial Services Commission in 2013, revealing her position on a variety of issues.

Steve Hofmeyr comes out in support of Judge Jansen

2016-05-11 11:34

Controversial Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr and right-winger Dan Roodt have come out on social media in support of beleaguered High Court Judge Mabel Jansen.

We need to talk about South Africa’s everyday racism

2016-05-10 07:59

We should acknowledge that the recent racial controversies (The Qwabes, Theunissens, Jansens) are simply examples of what happens every day in our society, writes Max du Preez.

Petition started to remove judge over rape comments

2016-05-09 09:25

A petition has been started calling for the removal of High Court Judge Mabel Jansen over comments on Facebook regarding black people and rape.


Judge Mabel Jansen resigns

2017-05-04 15:22

Judge Mabel Jansen, who was facing a disciplinary process over comments she made about rape and "black culture", has resigned with immediate effect.

Jansen complaint not finalised yet: JSC

2016-09-12 19:13

The complaint of racism lodged against Johannesburg High Court judge Mabel Jansen has not been finalised yet, the Judicial Service Commission said on Monday.

Mbete shocked by Judge Jansen's rape comments

2016-05-12 15:16

Rape is not part of any culture, National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete has said in response to a statement made by Judge Mabel Jansen.

Black men accused of rape may not get fair trial from Judge Jansen - submission to JSC

2016-05-11 17:13

Any black man accused of rape could face prejudice from Pretoria High Court Judge Mabel Jansen, an advocate has submitted in a complaint to the Judicial Service Commission.

Masutha grants special leave to Judge Jansen

2016-05-11 14:00

Justice Minister Michael Masutha has approved a request for special leave for controversial High Court judge Mabel Jansen.

Moseneke and I braaied wors together - Judge Jansen in tribute

2016-05-11 13:52

Beleaguered Pretoria High Court Judge Mabel Jansen once paid tribute to the special bond she had with Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke, who was her colleague in the 1980s.

FULL TEXT: JSC interview with Mabel Jansen

2016-05-11 13:32

Under-fire judge Mabel Jansen, accused of making racist comments, spoke about various topics about her life and career in her interview with the Judicial Services Commission. Read the full transcript.

Judge Mabel Jansen requests 'special leave'

2016-05-10 14:36

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and beleaguered High Court Judge Mabel Jansen have requested that she be placed on special leave, the Judicial Services Commission says.

Mabel Jansen's racism shows we're hypocrites, claims Schutte

Social activist Gillian Schutte shared comments by Judge Mabel Jansen made in 2015 following criticism of Ntokozo Qwabe's comments on land and race.

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