Jon Qwelane

 
Qwelane hate speech ruling hailed as a victory by queer activists
Qwelane hate speech ruling hailed as a victory by queer activists
In what has been hailed as a victory for the country’s LGBTI communities, the Johannesburg High Court today delivered a ruling declaring comments...
Editorial: No room for hate
Editorial: No room for hate
Many years since he wrote the offending words, Jon Qwelane finally faces a court judgment over his notorious “gay is not okay” column. Qwelane...
And the word was ... How a writer can promote hatred
And the word was ... How a writer can promote hatred
Freddy Mathekga holds veteran journalist Jon Qwelane in high esteem, describing him as “a prominent writer; a noble man”.
​Civil redress better than policing hate
​Civil redress better than policing hate
The ongoing project of creating an equal society in South Africa will be scuppered by the recent proposal to criminalise hate speech. Given our...
Dismay at indefinite postponement of Jon Qwelane hate speech case
Dismay at indefinite postponement of Jon Qwelane hate speech case
The hate speech case against Jon Qwelane has reached a seeming stalemate once again – eight years after he first wrote a column containing...
Legal rep: Postponement of Jon Qwelane's hate speech case is a 'travesty of justice'
Legal rep: Postponement of Jon Qwelane's hate speech case is a 'travesty of justice'
The High Court case in which Jon Qwelane is seeking to have sections of the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act (Pepuda) which govern hate speech and harassment ruled inconsistent with the Constitution, has been postponed....
For the love of hate speech
For the love of hate speech
Julius Malema, now leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters, agreed not to sing "shoot the boer". Political puppet Chester Missing wants Afrikaans...
Jon Qwelane is so proud of his hate
Jon Qwelane is so proud of his hate
I recall the chilling effect of Jon Qwelane's homage to homophobia – "Call me names, gay's not okay" – published in...
Qwelane to launch constitutional challenge to hate speech ruling
Qwelane to launch constitutional challenge to hate speech ruling
"We will launch our constitutional challenge on September 27," his lawyer Andrew Boerner said on Wednesday.
Qwelane ruling set aside on technicality
Qwelane ruling set aside on technicality
Jon Qwelane, South Africa's High Commisioner to Uganda and a former newspaper columnist, has won his case to have the Equality Court's hate-speech...
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...
HRC opposes Qwelane bid to quash hate speech ruling
HRC opposes Qwelane bid to quash hate speech ruling
Papers opposing former Sunday Sun columnist Jon Qwelane's application to revoke the hate speech judgment against him have been lodged by...

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