Equality Court

 
Ashwin Willemse won't be back on SuperSport
Ashwin Willemse won't be back on SuperSport
SuperSport has confirmed that Ashwin Willemse will not be back on television now that his contract with the company has expired.
Judgment reserved in Velaphi Khumalo racial slur case
Judgment reserved in Velaphi Khumalo racial slur case
Judgment has been reserved in the Equality Court case between the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and Velaphi Khumalo over racial...
Facebook Hitler commenter accepts comments were ‘grossly inappropriate’
Facebook Hitler commenter accepts comments were ‘grossly inappropriate’
The man who called on black South Africans to do to white people what Adolf Hitler did to the Jews, accepts his comments were “grossly inappropriate”....
Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court
Transgender rights: Vital case heads to Equality Court
The Equality Court in Cape Town will soon hear a groundbreaking case on the rights of transgender prisoners. The court will have to decide whether...
Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom 'sell-out' comments
Edward Zuma to apologise for Gordhan, Hanekom 'sell-out' comments
Former president Jacob Zuma's son Edward has agreed to apologise to all South Africans for his "sell out" hate speech remarks directed at ministers...
A rant on Facebook will see one man in the Equality Court
A rant on Facebook will see one man in the Equality Court
A racist rant where Velaphi Khumalo called for white people to be subjected to what "Hitler did to the Jews", is to be heard in the 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...

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