In East Africa
Jul 12th, 2012
he acting chairman of the Kenya National Commission on Human Rights said his agency is committed to protecting the rights of all Kenyans. But, Samuel Tororei said, while every Kenyan has the right to free speech, the exercise of such a right cannot be at the expense of other Kenyans. His comments cam...
Apr 14th, 2011
Johannesburg – A busload of supporters of ANC Youth League president Julius Malema sang and chanted his name on Thursday outside the South Gauteng High Court, where Malema faces a hate speech charge. “My president, my president, leave my president alone,” shouted one of them. The bu...
Jan 24th, 2011
AfriForum received plea documents from African National Congress Youth League president Julius Malema on Monday afternoon defending his right to sing the “shoot the boer” song, the organisation said on Monday. “We received the document setting out Malema’s defence just before ...
Jan 19th, 2011
Johannesburg- The Sonke Gender Justice Network intends applying for a court order against ANC Youth League president Julius Malema for neither filing appeal papers relating to the hate speech ruling against him nor paying the R50 000 fine ordered by the court. “We haven’t heard from him o...