Afriforum in a bid to have SAHRC's decision on Malema hate speech overturned

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- news24.com | 2 months ago

Lobby group Afriforum wants a decision by the SA Human Rights Commission that EFF leader Julius Malema's statements were not hate speech, overturned.

 The organisation has filed papers in the Gauteng High Court arguing that there was an "error of law" and that the decision be set aside or taken back to the commission for reconsideration.   Five complaints were logged with the commission, including one of a tweet by EFF secretary general Godrich Gardee.

This occurred after concerns were raised about Malema's utterances that the EFF was "not calling for the slaughtering of white people – at least for now".

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