RACISM

Employee dismissed for racist rant on Facebook loses court bid

Irrelevant that the statement was made after hours or that employee was unaware of company’s social media policy

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11 October 2021

Court rebukes minister for refusing to appoint white magistrate

Martin Kroukamp was recommended to be Alberton’s Senior Magistrate in 2011. A decade later he may finally be appointed

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19 August 2021

EFF march in Phoenix: stones thrown and insults hurled at residents

Law enforcement and march marshals were quick to contain the situation

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6 August 2021

Here’s what’s in the new Equality Bill

You can comment on amendments to the Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimation Act by 12 May

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29 April 2021

Concourt rules that marriage act oppressing thousands of women is unconstitutional

The court upheld a ruling that marriages under the old Black Administration Act be made in community of property by default

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15 April 2021

“We want to love the police, but they don’t want to love or respect us”

Picket held outside Parliament in solidarity with US protests against police brutality

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3 June 2020

How we internalise stigma and shame

Biko’s legacy can help us recognise the invader within

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4 December 2019

JSC in spotlight for slow adjudication of complaints against two judges

One complaint alleges state capture. The other alleges racism and sexism.

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23 August 2019

Equality Court prohibits display of old South African flag

Old flag should only be displayed for “genuine artistic, academic or journalistic expression in the public interest”

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22 August 2019

Farm workers say Oak Valley housing arrangements are racist

But farm retorts that its living conditions are humane

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21 August 2019

Here are the arguments for and against banning the old South African flag

The Nelson Mandela Foundation and Afriforum are opposing each other in the Johannesburg Equality Court

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29 April 2019

Equality Court makes it clear: No racism is acceptable

Velaphi Khumalo asked South Africa to be cleansed of whites, like Hitler did to Jews

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8 October 2018

Concourt explains test for racism in the workplace

Employee who used the phrase “swart man” was rightly dismissed

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22 May 2018

Mitchells Plain and Siqalo residents hold crisis meeting

“If we start a racial war in this country, it is going to help no one.”

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3 May 2018

White Parklands resident accused of shooting black man in race attack

Victim says he was told: “I don’t need k****rs in my street”

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16 January 2018

Why more criminalising of hate speech is a bad idea

Criminalisation of hate speech in otherwise good draft bill provides a space for right-wing to rally around

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13 June 2017