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Judicial own goal a serious setback

The past few weeks have not been a happy time for the judiciary. None of these developments is of the judiciary's making.

ANC granted leave to appeal ‘shoot the boer’ ruling

The ANC has been granted leave to appeal against a ruling that banned the singing of <i>Dubul' ibhunu</i> (shoot the boer).

Ag daddy, please!

<b>Gus Silber</b> was left with a feeling of Déjà Verwoerd this week when a judge declared words to be weapons and a song to be a crime.

Judgment day for Malema in ‘shoot the boer’ trial

Judgment in the "shoot the boer" hate speech trial of ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema is expected to be handed down on Monday.

ANC fumes over ‘Shoot the Boer’ court ruling

The ANC is "extremely disappointed and puzzled" by a court decision refusing it leave to appeal a ban on singing "dubul ibhunu" (shoot the boer).

Judge: ‘Shoot the boer’ is incitement to murder

'Shoot the boer' lyrics have been ruled incitement to murder, in a high court case not directly related to Julius Malema's hate speech trial.

Letters to the Editor: April 21

<i>M&G</i> readers weigh in on President Jacob Zuma, the crisis in Swaziland, the Julius Malema trial and more.

Malema out of tune in court

The ANC Youth League leader defends song with solo rendition -- but admits he's no Brenda Fassie. <b>Ilham Rawoot</b> weighs in.

Song and dance about everything

The headlines were grabbed by bodyguards with assault rifles, by some of the ANC's most credible leaders coming to the defence of Malema.

I am no racist, says Malema

ANCYL president Julius Malema denied being a racist when he took the stand on a hate speech charge at the Equality Court in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

‘This is a test for our revolution’

The hate speech case against Julius Malema is a test for the revolution, he said, but the Equality Court judges were "our judges, like it or not".

Kill the boer ‘is a threat to Afrikaners’ national identity’

The idea of "kill the boer" threatens Afrikaners' symbolic connection to SA, the leader of a federation of Afrikaans groups told the Equality Court.

Malema: We are going to win

Julius Malema told supporters he would win his hate speech case, after a music expert said the <em>Shoot the Boer</em> "chant" could incite violence.

Shoot the boer: ‘It’s a chant, not a song’

<em>Ayesaba Amagwala</em>, which contains the lyrics "shoot the boer", is not a song but a chant, a music expert has told the Equality Court.

Malema: The revolution is on trial

Julius Malema said it was not him on trial for hate speech, but the "revolution", as a music expert retold the history of struggle songs to the court.

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