Equality Court

 
​Victory for queer kids in Limpopo equality court ruling
​Victory for queer kids in Limpopo equality court ruling
The Seshego equality court has ordered the Limpopo education department to pay Nare Mphela, a transgender woman, R60 000 in compensation for...
Dianne Kohler Barnard absent as lawyers arrive in court for hate speech case
Dianne Kohler Barnard absent as lawyers arrive in court for hate speech case
Democratic Alliance (DA) MP Dianne Kohler Barnard, who shared a social media post praising apartheid-era prime minister PW Botha, was not present...
​Equality Court judgment served on Sparrow's daughter
​Equality Court judgment served on Sparrow's daughter
A court judgment ordering controversial KwaZulu-Natal realtor Penny Sparrow to pay a R150 000 fine for her racist comments has been officially...
Penny Sparrow: Can racism be outlawed in South Africa?
Penny Sparrow: Can racism be outlawed in South Africa?
The penalties for hate speech, however, were formulated with reconciliation in mind, and lead to incarceration only if court orders meant to...
Shivambu has 'no recollection' of 'white bitch' message
Shivambu has 'no recollection' of 'white bitch' message
Suspended ANC Youth League spokesperson Floyd Shivambu has "no recollection" of sending a message to journalist Carien Du Plessis calling her a...
Rulings leave freedom of expression in lurch
Rulings leave freedom of expression in lurch
Freedom of expression has suffered two body blows in recent weeks. The first occurred when the ANC majority in the ad hoc parliamentary committee...
Qwelane wins the battle but not the war
Qwelane wins the battle but not the war
Ambassador to Uganda and former columnist Jon Qwelane has won his case to have the Equality Court hate speech judgment against him set aside, but...
Malema finally pays fine for rape claim remark
Malema finally pays fine for rape claim remark
ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema on Monday paid a R50 000 fine for his "nice time" remark about a woman who claimed she had been...
Malema's day in court
Malema's day in court
ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema has finally taken the stand in the hate speech case brought against him by Afrikaner interest group AfriForum, leaving South Africans glued to their television screens. ...
Solidarity: Afrikaners distrust the ANC
Solidarity: Afrikaners distrust the ANC
The African National Congress's support for its youth league president Julius Malema's hate speech has led to a deep sense of distrust for the...
Mantashe: Afrikaners suffer from Malemaphobia
Mantashe: Afrikaners suffer from Malemaphobia
"Malemaphobia" has hit many Afrikaner organisations, African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe told the Equality Court on Tuesday,...
Kill the boer 'is a threat to Afrikaners' national identity'
Kill the boer 'is a threat to Afrikaners' national identity'
The concept of "kill the boer" threatens Afrikaners' symbolic connection to South Africa, Federasie Vir Afrikaanse Kultuurvereeniging (the...

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