FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

President Ramaphosa should sign Copyright Amendment bill

Freedom of Panorama provision will help put more South African related content onto Wikipedia

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25 April 2019

Court rules that religion cannot be used as a defence for anti-gay hate speech

An explanation of the Equality Court’s ruling against against Pastor Oscar Bougaardt

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15 June 2018

Parliament reaches settlement with whistleblower

Former head of security Zelda Holtzman relieved her “name is cleared”

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9 May 2018

Good relations upset between Jewish and Bo-Kaap schools

Herzlia High took issue with anti-Zionist posters at Vista High School

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20 September 2017

Cybercrimes Bill threatens our freedom

10 August is deadline to send your comments to Parliament

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26 July 2017

Takedown of Black Opinion website exposes poor SA internet law

Internet Service Providers should not have to decide which websites are kosher

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18 July 2017

This is probably the list of artworks UCT has removed

University claims there are errors in our list that we obtained from a reliable source, but refuses to provide corrections

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25 April 2017

City drops graffiti charges against activist

Ndifuna Ukwazi claims victory for freedom of expression

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26 October 2016

Right2Know protesters call for Motsoeneng and Muthambi to go

“They are becoming opposition” Motsoeneng reportedly says in Parliament

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23 August 2016

SABC finally screens Miners Shot Down - sort of

Protesters project documentary onto state broadcaster's building in Sea Point

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17 August 2016

Flemming Rose and academic freedom: a response to Nathan Geffen

Accusations of hypocrisy are complicated, and have been inappropriately levelled at Rose

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1 August 2016

Flemming Rose, academic freedom and Palestinian civil liberties

He should have been allowed to speak, but the Danish journalist is not the free speech champion he is made out to be

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31 July 2016

UCT stops controversial Danish editor from delivering academic freedom lecture

Flemming Rose, who published Prophet Mohammed cartoons, was invited to deliver the annual TB Davie Memorial lecture

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22 July 2016

Radio debate on Lonmin deal shut down

Bapo Ba Mogale Traditional Council members force community radio station in Brits to cancel a live interview with critics of its Lonmin deal

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22 July 2016

South Africa opposed UN resolution on internet access

But by consensus, Human Rights Council now officially recognises that people have a right to internet access and online freedom of expression

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6 July 2016

Picket against “censorship” at SABC

Ban on covering violent protest is unconstitutional, says Right2Know

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20 June 2016