Hate speech

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 12th, 2012
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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...
By benim
In News
Sep 14th, 2011
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The ANCYL will appeal against a ruling that the song “awudubule ibhunu” (shoot the boer) is hate speech, secretary-general Sindiso Magaqa said on Wednesday. The judgment favoured a minority in the country, he told reporters in Johannesburg. “The minorities continue to control South ...
By benim
In Politics
Sep 12th, 2011
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Johannesburg – The ANC said on Monday it was appalled by the South Gauteng High Court’s ruling that ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema’s singing of the words “shoot the boer” amounted to hate speech. The words undermined the dignity of people and were discriminatory a...
By benim
In News
May 4th, 2011
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Harare – The European Union says six Zimbabwean state-media journalists are on a sanctions list because they incite hatred in their reporting. EU Ambassador Aldo Dell’Ariccia said on Wednesday the journalists’ work could be seen as an “incitement to hatred”. The journali...
By benim
In News
Apr 14th, 2011
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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...
By benim
In News
Jan 24th, 2011
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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 ...
By benim
In News
Jan 19th, 2011
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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...