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Every person’s silence against violence gives perpetrators licence to kill

Ongoing hate speech, whether in person, among people or on social media, that is directed at vulnerable groups can lead to violence and death

Hate speech infringes on free speech

The SCA’s finding that there should be clarity on hate speech is welcome, but its interim order leaves some vulnerable groups without protection

Chinese South Africans fight hate speech

Despite having come to the country 300 years ago, hateful comments were made online

SA has a legacy of trauma

Transforming the symbols of apartheid violence is not the endpoint of addressing our heritage

Old flag debate is a symptom of a deeper malaise

Preserving a symbol of apartheid on the basis of ‘historical’ grounds is lazy — and violent

AfriForum, Ernst Roets facing contempt of court proceeding over apartheid flag tweet

The Nelson Mandela Foundation says the group and its deputy CEO openly mocked the order of the Equality Court

Cloudflare ends services for ‘lawless’ 8chan after El Paso massacre

In a blog post announcing the move, Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince described the no-censorship site as "a cesspool of hate."

YouTube needs ‘new set of rules and laws’ — executive

Rising public pressure on YouTube and other social media platforms has prodded them to try and limit the negative aspects

Flag case will set precedent

In court, everyone agreed that the apartheid flag is a symbol of racism. But the two sides could not agree on how it plays into the Equality Act

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