Woman appeals 'gag order' that prohibits her from telling people she was raped

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Western Cape High Court.
Western Cape High Court.
Jenni Evans

A Cape Town woman is appealing a Protection from Harassment Act "gag order" that prevents her from telling anyone that she was raped.

Heard in the Western Cape High Court, the case is expected to set the bar for social media posts that contain rape allegations.

The post that sparked the application for the "gag order" was a screenshot of a private direct message (DM) in which rape in the fashion industry was discussed.

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