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The Strandfontein shelter touches a societal and political nerve

What was the City of Cape Town thinking when it decided to round up homeless people and put them in a camp?

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

Cancel culture, threats to freedom of speech, and the state of liberal democracy

Although Ian Buruma was removed as the editor-in-chief of the New York Review of Books in September 2018, he still speaks his mind

Where is civil society when you need it?

Polarisation is defining society; we need honest conversations and bridges built amid differences

Media and race: Is freedom of expression letting racists off the hook?

A series of seminars and two conferences look at how the media should deal with hate speech, writes Glenda Daniels.

​UCT’s Max Price was right to disinvite Flemming Rose, but he insulted students

The vice-chancellor rightly withdrew the Jyllands-Posten editor's invitation. But failure to consult the student body was unwise.

Mpofu defends Cliff: Paradox or hypocrisy?

How can a black lawyer who chairs an anti-racist party defend Gareth Cliff’s right to be a racist, asks Andile Mngxitama.

Dear Gareth Cliff, freedom of speech has limitations

Some utterances are banned by law and cannot be defended by claiming it is an individual's right.

African democracy update: Satisfaction remains elusive for many

Across 28 countries, only 46% of citizens say they are "very satisfied" or "fairly satisfied" with the way democracy works in their countries.

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