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Netflix surrenders to the Film and Publication Board

The streaming service will now rate its films according to violence, sexual content, nudity, prejudice and age restrictions, in line with South Africa’s regulations

Spectre of an online content censor looms

The Film and Publications Board has selectively released a contentious draft policy for original content distributed online in South Africa.

Film Board could contest Of Good Report unbanning

The Film and Publications Board will wait til end of August to decide on contesting the Appeal Committee decision to unban the film, Of Good Report.

Child porn amendment fazes censors

The first movie to be banned since 1994 is the victim of a vague law driven by 'moral panic', writes Shaun de Waal.

‘The Spear’: It’s classified, and now up to the ombud

While meeting over "The Spear", the Film and Publications Board has astonishingly seemed to imply it is obliged to suppress political criticism.

Classification of ‘The Spear’ unnecessary, says lawyer

The Goodman Gallery's lawyer says there is no point to the Film and Publication Board classifying "The Spear" since it has been defaced and removed.

Defaced, but not defeated: Spear survives to fight another day

The Film and Publications Board had a late night scratching their heads over what to do about the artwork showing the president in a state of undress.

Women’s league condemns ‘depraved’ videotape rapists

The African National Congress Women's League has expressed outrage, anger and disgust at the gang rape of a 17-year-old Soweto teenager.

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