Shoot The Boer

‘Shoot the boer’: It’s hate speech, says judge

ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema's singing of the words "shoot the boer" constituted hate speech, Judge Collin Lamont ruled on Monday.

In SA, ‘no transformation without pain’

Judgment in ANC Youth League president Julius Malema's "shoot the boer" hate speech case began without him on Monday.

De Klerk wonders why Zuma hasn’t rebuked Malema

It was unacceptable to sing the words "shoot the boer", former president FW de Klerk was quoted as saying in a media report on Thursday.

AfriForum, Malema mull settlement in hate speech case

AfriForum has received an email from Julius Malema's lawyers about the possibility of reaching an out of court settlement over his hate speech trial.

Hofmeyr dumps U2 tickets over Bono’s comments

Steve Hofmeyr dumped R5 000 worth of U2 concert tickets in the Jukskei river, because of Bono's take on "shoot the boer", he tweeted on Sunday.

Getting to the heart of free speech

What do the following have in common: A cartoon about rape, a song about killing boers, and a photo mash-up of teachers and gay bodybuilders.

Judge defends order to ban ‘shoot the boer’ song

Judge Leon Halgryn defended his order banning the words "shoot the boer" in the high court in Johannesburg on Monday.

AfriForum to oppose ANC song appeal

AfriForum wants to intervene in the ANC's application for leave to appeal the ban of the words "shoot the boer" in a freedom song.

AfriForum ‘shoot the boer’ complaint goes to high court

The "shoot the boer" hate speech complaint against ANC Youth League president Julius Malema gets transferred to to the South Gauteng High Court.

‘Shoot the boer’ in court again

AfriForum may decide to withdraw the "shoot the boer" hate speech complaint against the ANC but not against the ANC Youth League.

Malema apologises to the nation

Julius Malema has been ordered to apologise to President Jacob Zuma and attend anger management classes following his disciplinary hearing on Tuesday.

Zuma tells Malema to ‘think before he speaks’

Jacob Zuma has lashed out at the conduct of Julius Malema, saying that the statements he made were alien to the culture of the ruling party.


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